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Shirvinda A. Wijesekera, MD

Shirvinda A. Wijesekera, MD
  • Specializes in:
  • Adult and Pediatric Surgery of the Spine
  • Orthopaedic and Spine Trauma

Dr. Wijesekera is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Adult and Pediatric Surgery of the Spine, and Orthopaedic and Spine Trauma.

He attended Boston University for his undergraduate studies.  In 1998, he graduated from Boston University School of Medicine, with his M.D., as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha- Medical Honor Society.  Following medical school graduation, he traveled to the University of Southern California - Los Angeles Medical Center where he completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery. At the University of Southern California - Los Angeles Medical Center, he was awarded the Marshall Schiff Award and Herman Epstein Award. Dr. Wijesekera specialized in Spinal Surgery at the University of California Davis Medical Center, where he completed Fellowship training in all aspects of Adult and Pediatric Spinal Surgery.

He has been a member of The Orthopaedic Group, a division of Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists since joining the practice in 2004. He  brings spinal surgery expertise to a well- rounded and equipped practice of orthopaedic surgeons.

Sherri O'Connor, PA-C, joined The Orthopaedic Group, in the Fall of 2012 and works  with Dr.Wijesekera in his high volume  spine practice treating cervical, and back patients of all ages.


Society Membership
Alpha Omega Alpha
North American Spine Society
Scoliosis Research Society
American Medical Association
Awards & Honors
2016 Connecticut Magazine "Top Docs" in Connecticut
Recognized as one of “Best Doctors In Connecticut”
Recognized as one of Connecticut Magazine’s, “Top Doc’s”
2010Yale Resident Teaching Award
2003LAC-USC Medical Center- Herman Epstein Award
2001LAC-USC Medical Center- Marshall Schiff Award
1998Boston University School of Medicine- Alpha Omega Alpha
1994Boston University- Cum Laude