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Issuance of Medical Assessment is done through the Aromedical Center established within the PEL Section under the administration of Dr. Dias with help of Medical Assessor (MA) & Five Civil Aviation Medical Examiners (CAMEs)

Medical Assessor

Air Vice Marshal (Rtd) Dr. N.H. Gunaratne
MBBS (Sri Lanka)
Diploma in Aviation Medicine (D.Av.Med, Royal College of Physicians, UK)
Course in Aviation Medicine (Bangalore, India)
Diploma in family Medicine (Col)
CAASL is obtaining the services of Dr. Herat Gunaratne as the designated Medical Assessor holding responsibilities as stipulated in ASN 54 para 4.8 who is also responsible for the conducting of Medical Board s for the assessment of medical conditions of License holders, under Para 4.9 of ASN 54.

Senior Civil Aviation Inspector - Aviation Medicine

Dr. I.B.J. Dias
MD (Russia), ACCAM (Monash University, Australia)
Diploma in Health Resource Management (Defense Institute for Medical Operations, USA) Certificate of Human Factors in Aviation(IATA)

The Panel of the Medical Examiners at present (Last Updated 1st January 2018)

1. Dr. Mrs. Anomi Jayasinghe
MBBS (Sri Lanka)
Certificate of Aviation Medicine, Melbourne, Australia

2. Dr. C M Asela Anthony
MBBS (Colombo)
Diploma in Aviation Medicine (Pakistan)
Diploma in Family Medicine
Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

3. Dr. Kanishka Weerasena
MBBS (Karachi University)
Certificate in Aviation Medicine (Singapore Aviation Academy)

4. Dr. Bimal Dias
MD (Russia),
Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine (ACCAM)
Diploma in Health Resource Management (Defence Institute for Medical Operations, USA) Certificate of Human Factors in Aviation(IATA)

5. AVM Dr L R Jayaweera
MBBS(Ruhuna), Diploma in Av. Medicine(USA), MSc in Management(Defence Studies))

How to obtain a Medical Certificate

Medical Examinations are held on advance booking & appointments shall be obtained from Aeromedical Center, CAA (Mr Shantha 011-2358974) during office hours for Initial & Renewal medicals for Licences. The applicants will have to give at least two days' notice for an appointment medical examination, and liaise with the Aeromedical Center, CAA and the stipulated fee will have to be paid to the Accounts branch of the CAASL and the receipt is to be produced to the Nursing Officer for the appointment on the desired day. Then the medical examination form (FORM CAA/PL/01) is issued and after completing the form shall produce it to the Nursing Officer for the preliminary check and then the medical form and the personnel medical file will be forwarded to the Medical Officer for the final assessment.

Refer Pamphlet:
• How to obtain a Medical Certificate

Those who are found to be not meeting the identified medical standards for a particular Class of a Medical Examination, due to physical, mental, biological and functional deficiencies will be referred to Consultants of various specialties and their opinion shall be obtained. Subsequently they will be tried on a Medical Board by the panel of medical Examiners headed by the CAASL Medical Assessor and the decision will be taken on the best judgment giving due consideration to safety of traveling public.

• Medical Investigation Information 
Time Table for consultancy of the Aero medical Centre
Every Week

  • Monday : 1030hrs – 1300 Hrs 
  • Tuesday : 1030hrs – 1300 Hrs 
  • Wednesday : 1030hrs – 1300 Hrs 
  • Thursday : 1030hrs – 1300 Hrs 
  • Friday : 1030hrs – 1300 Hrs 

Medical Checks
Class I
Class II
Class II