Dr Himantha Atukorale is a Consultant in Rheumatology & Rehabilitation working in the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka. He is an International Fellow of American College of Rheumatology and Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. Dr Himantha is also the webmaster and board member of APLAR Young Rheumatologists. He has been a founder interim board member of APLAR Young Rheumatologists. He is a visiting lecturer in Medical Faculty of Rajarata and also functions as a medical journalist. Dr Himantha had his training at several premier medical institutions in Sri Lanka and Rheumatology Unit at Dudley NHS Trust United Kingdom.