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Dr. Shirvinda Wijesekera, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.2 (44)
Map Pin Small Hamden, CT
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Shirvinda Wijesekera, MD

Dr. Shirvinda Wijesekera, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Hamden, CT. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and is affiliated with Yale New Haven Hospital and Midstate Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Wijesekera an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Wijesekera works at Practice in Hamden, CT with other offices in Branford, CT, Milford, CT and New Haven, CT. They frequently treat conditions like Low Back Pain, Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) and Spinal Stenosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Wijesekera's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    9 Washington Ave Ste 1A, Hamden, CT 06518 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 865-6784
  2. 2
    The Orthopaedic Group LLC
    469 W Main St, Branford, CT 06405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 865-6784
  3. 3
    Office
    30 Commerce Park Ste 3B, Milford, CT 06460 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 865-6784
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    Office
    199 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 865-6784

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Midstate Medical Center

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Low Back Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)

Treatment frequency



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Low Back Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis
Back Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Cervical Stenosis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Spine Fracture Treatment
Steroid Injection
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Adult Scoliosis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Neck
Arthritis of the Spine
Back Disorders
Back Injuries
Back Sprain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Neck
Bursitis
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Cancer
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Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Sprain
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Back Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Difficulty With Walking
Dural Tear
Femoral Neck Fracture
Femur Fracture
Fracture
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Gait Abnormality
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Limb Pain
Low Back Disorders
Lower Back Injuries
Lower Back Muscle Strain
Lower Back Sprain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Sprain
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Miner's Knee
Muscle Cramping
Neck Injuries
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Orthopedic Trauma
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Spine Deformities
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Piriformis Syndrome
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Fracture
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Spine Disease
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertebral Compression Fractures
Vertebral Fracture
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Facet Blocks
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Interlaminar Spacer
Joint Drainage
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Partial Hip Replacement
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Periacetabular Osteotomy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Synovial Biopsy
Trigger Point Injection
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    4.2
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1073519583
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Lac Usc Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Boston University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Wijesekera has seen patients for Low Back Pain, Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) and Spinal Stenosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Wijesekera on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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