MD (Grenada), ABIM (Int Med), ABIM (Infectious Disease)
Internal Medicine Centre
Infections in immune compromised individuals, infections in critical care, tropical medicine, travel medicine, medical education and public health.
Dr Changa Kurukularatne obtained his Doctorate of Medicine from St. George's University, Grenada, in 2001. He completed his post graduate residency training in Internal Medicine at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut, USA, an affiliate hospital of the Yale University. He was appointed as Chief Medical Resident of Danbury Hospital’s internal medicine residency program. Dr Changa went on to complete his sub-specialty training at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Dr Changa culminated his training with the Fellow of the Year award in 2007. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Dr Changa has worked in the United Kingdom during his training, followed by professional work experience in the United States, New Zealand and Singapore. He has collaborated with regional and global institutions such as the World Health Organization, the United States Centers for Disease Prevention and Control and the European Centres for Disease Control. He has also collaborated with countries in the region on public health interventions. Throughout his career, he has held numerous leadership roles including Head of Infection Prevention and Control, Head of HIV Program, and Fellowship Program Director in infectious diseases, among others.
Dr Changa's professional interests include infections in immune compromised individuals, infections in critical care, tropical medicine, travel medicine, medical education and public health.