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Dr George Rajeevan Francis


Dr George Rajeevan Francis
MBBS, MD(Medicine)
Senior Lecturer Gr. II  in Medicine
Department of Clinical Sciences
Faculty of Health-Care Sciences
Eastern University, Sri Lanka
Telephone: 0094776912851


Obtained primary and secondary education at St Michaels College Batticaloa and graduated from Medical faculty Jaffna in 2005. Completed internship in Medicine and surgery at Teaching Hospital, Kurunegala and worked as a Senior house officer at General Hospital Polonnaruwa. Gained entrance into the MD medicine postgraduate study programme in 2009, and worked as a Registrar in Medicine at Colombo South Teaching Hospital. Obtained the 1st rank at the MD Medicine Part 2 examination in July 2011. Functioned as Senior Registrar in Cardiology at the Cardiology unit of National Hospital Sri Lanka and joined the Faculty of Health care sciences, EUSL as lecturer (Unconfirmed) in Medicine in 2015. Currently following a Fellowship in Cardiology as an international training fellow at Papworth Hospital, United Kingdom.


  1. Rahuman MB, Jayawardana JB, Francis GR, Niraj M, Kumara AH, Wijesinghe UA, Haniffa R, Ariyapperuma R, Anuruddha C, de Silva AP. Outcome of early coronary intervention for acute ST elevation myocardial infarction in a tertiary care cardiac centre in Sri Lanka. Ceylon Med J. 2016 Mar;61(1):26-31.

Research Interest

  • Strain imaging and speckle tracking
  • 3D Echocardiography
  • Diastolic cardiac haemodynamics
  • Cardiac remodelling


  • Have been involved in teaching medical students in Phase II and Phase III and final year nursing students at FHCS since 2015.



Positions Held