Friday, April 3, 2020

Tag: Sri Lanka

‘I might be quadriplegic, but I’m your doctor’

Published: February 26, 2018 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Dinesh PalipanaWhen medical student Dinesh Palipana suffered a severe spinal injury in a car crash, he was told his dream of becoming a doctor was over. Now he’s Queensland’s first quadriplegic doctor, working at one of the state’s busiest hospitals. Dr Palipana tells his story in his own words.

I didn’t grow up wanting to be a doctor. And I certainly never imagined practising medicine with quadriplegia.

I was exactly halfway through medical school when my car aquaplaned on Brisbane’s Gateway Motorway.

Helping Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Sri Lanka

Published: May 6, 2013

This is the only acute care rehab facility at a primary trauma centre in Sri Lanka. With low resources, awareness and 1800 injuries annually we need your help.

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