The Teaching Hospital

The De Soysa Maternity Hospital for women is one of largest hospitals dedicated to women’s health in Sri Lanka, serving as a national tertiary care centre.


The University Professorial Unit

The 89-bedded obstetrics Unit is located at Ward 3 and 15, the gynaecology unit with 50 beds located at ward 39 of the National Hospital Sri Lanka.

Gynecology and Obstetrics Clinic

Tuesdays ,Thursdays & Saturdays 8.00am-12.00noon.

Gynaecology Operating Sessions as follows

Tuesday - OTA and OTB

Wednesday - OTA x 2 lists

Fridays - Post casualty OTD

Saturdays - OTA x 2 lists



Tuesday - Operation theatre A and B

Wednesday - Operation theatre A and B

Saturday – operation theatre A

Operation theatre D on every other Saturdays

Other Clinical Services

DSHW Monday 2 00pm - Cardiac
NHSL Monday 2.00pm - Oncology
DSHW Tuesdays 2.00pm - Subfertility
DSHW Wednesdays 8.30am - Hypertension
NHSL Tuesdays 10.00am - Colposcopy
DSHW Thursdays 8.30am - Diabetes
DSHW Thursdays 2.00pm - Subfertility & Endocrine


Laboratory Services

The Reproductive Biology Laboratory of this department consists of 3 different sections: Clinical Biochemistry, Endocrinology & Immunology and Andrology. This laboratory provides the backup services for teaching, research and patient care services provided by the professorial Obstetrics and Gynaecology unit of Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. The services of these laboratories were extended to other departments and faculties for their clinical and research work. Services and maintenance of the laboratory are carried out by performing some investigations on cost recovery basis without any financial burden to the university. Several postgraduates (PhD, DM, MPhil & MSc) carry out the entire or part of laboratory component of their research projects in this laboratory.

A special feature of this laboratory is that it is operated on a non-profit basis making the service affordable to many.


Routine investigations

(Cost recovery basis)

  1. T3 – Rs 800
  2. T4 – Rs 800
  3. TSH – Rs 800
  4. Seminal Fluid analysis – Rs 500
  5. Semen processing for Intra Uterine Insemination – Rs 2000 and an additional Rs 400 will be charged for the cannula.

For Professorial unit wards and clinics

(Free of charge)

  1. Blood glucose – Fasting, Post prandial
  2. Glucose Tolerance Test
  3. Glucose Challenge Test
  4. Blood Sugar Series 


For research purposes

Clinical Chemistry

  • Blood glucose
  • Lipid profile
  • AST
  • ALT
  • ALP
  • Serum/Urine Creatinine
  • Calcium



  • T3
  • T4
  • TSH
  • FSH
  • LH
  • Prolactin
  • CA – 125
  • Oestradiol
  • SHBG
  • PTH
  • Insulin
  • Testosterone