Aruna M Seneviratne

Aruna M Seneviratne, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Orthopedics

Specialty:

Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery

 

Dr. Aruna Seneviratne is a fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in disorders of the shoulder, knee, and all sports-related injuries. He utilizes advanced open and arthroscopic surgical techniques to restore damaged joints, ligaments, and bones. He investigates and uses cell based therapies/biologics in carefully selected patients during rotator cuff surgery to promote the possibility of a quicker and more durable healing and recovery. He also specializes in robotic partial and total knee replacements. 

Dr. Seneviratne has authored several peer-reviewed, scientific articles and book chapters. His academic work has been presented nationally and internationally at several specialty meetings. 
Born in Sri Lanka, Dr. Seneviratne grew up in southern California. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California and his MD from New York Medical College.


He received the Lewis Clark Wagner Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Research during his orthopedic residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He received his fellowship in sports medicine from Lenox Hill Hospital where he participated in the care of athletes from the New York Jets, New York Islanders and Hofstra University athletic teams. Dr. Seneviratne received additional training in complex shoulder problems as well as articular cartilage injuries in his traveling fellowship to Harvard University, Rush University and the San Antonio Orthopedic Center.

 

Certifications

Sports Medicine

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Focus


Education

MD, New York Medical College

Residency, General Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery

Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

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