Dr. Shirvinda Wijesekera, MD

Dr. Shirvinda Wijesekera, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Shirvinda Wijesekera, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Branford, CT and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

469 W Main St

Branford, CT 06405

Contact Information

(203) 865-6784

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Fracture Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 5/2/2014
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    State: Connecticut
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Lac Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wijesekera has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Wijesekera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wijesekera's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wijesekera to family and friends
4.1
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Wijesekera's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Bethany, CT06524
I was hoping to obtain medication to control severe pain. At age83 sleep seemed to help,but the pain kept me awake. I was treated like I was a back ally crack head,and told to see my primary doc for any needed medication. He did NOT perform this failed or possibly botched operation,and I...more
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in Hamden, CT
He was wonderful before my surgery, but a year later when my pain came back and I have two broken rods and was diagnosed with arachnoiditis, his only response was that I must be depressed! Keep searching.
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