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.

Dr. Wijesekera treats in our Hamden, Milford, and Branford locations.

Hamden, CT: 9 Washington Avenue, 06518 | See Map

Tel203-401-4624 
Fax: 203-865-6788


Branford, CT: 469 West Main Street, 06405 | See Map

Tel203-401-4624 
Fax: 203-865-6788


Milford, CT: 30 Commerce Park, 06460 | See Map

Tel203-401-4624 
Fax: 203-865-6788

He performs surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital (St. Raphael’s Campus), Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center, and Milford Hospital.

Appointments with Dr. Wijesekera can be made by calling (203)-401-4624

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
Honors and Awards
2017 Connecticut Magazine "Top Docs" in Orthopaedics
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”
2010 Yale Resident Teaching Award
2003 LAC-USC Medical Center- Herman Epstein Award
2001 LAC-USC Medical Center- Marshall Schiff Award
1998 Boston University School of Medicine- Alpha Omega Alpha
1994 Boston University- Cum Laude