Dinushan Kaluarachchi, MBBS

Position title: Associate Professor

Division of Neonatology & Newborn Nursery
For Academic Inquiries: (608) 417-6236

Dinushan Kaluarachchi


MBBS, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka 
Residency, Pediatrics, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, New York 
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 

Professional Activities

Dr. Dinushan Kaluarachchi is associate professor (CHS) and director of neonatal clinical research in the Division of Neonatology and Newborn Nursery. Additionally, he is an active member of the Society of Pediatric Research (SPR). 

Clinical Interests

Kaluarachchi is a neonatologist with clinical interests in cardiopulmonary diseases in preterm infants. Specifically, he treats infants with respiratory distress syndrome due to surfactant deficiency, as well as chronic lung disease of prematurity and patent ductus arteriosus. 

Research Interests

Kaluarachchi’s research focuses on cardiopulmonary diseases in preterm infants. He collaborates on several clinical research projects with the Neonatal Research Network and the lung-pulmonary vascular group at UWMadison. Kaluarachchi is also the principal investigator for two current clinical trials on less invasive surfactant administration techniques.