Himali Jayakody, M.D., joined the Neurology Department of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital from the University of Iowa Children's Hospital, where she completed her residency in neurology as well as a residency in pediatrics.
She did her internship in the professorial unit of Lady Ridgeway Children's Hospital in Colombo, Sri Lanka and in general surgery in the National Hospital of Sri Lanka. Dr. Jayakody also served as Medical Officer in the Special Baby Care Unit at Base Hospital Panadura and Department of Rheumatology of Lady Ridgeway Children's Hospital.
She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Child Neurology Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics. As a neurology resident, Dr. Jayakody was involved in clinical teaching for general pediatrics and medical students.