Dr Modisha Peiris graduated from the University of Colombo in 1996. She received her initial training in haematology at the National Hospital in Sri Lanka. After obtaining her MD (Haematology) Dr Peiris received a government scholarship to further her training at Royal Free Hospital in London.
She trained as a laboratory registrar in haematology with the St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and Melbourne Pathology.
Her main interests are in coagulation and morphological diagnosis of haematological disorders.