Dr Aruna Seneviratne: New York Orthopedic Surgeon NYCsportsmed-english

 Aruna M. Seneviratne, MD

Dr. Aruna Seneviratne, MD
Dr. Seneviratne is a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in disorders of the shoulder, knee, and elbow as well as all sports-related injuries. He utilizes advanced open and arthroscopic surgical techniques to restore damaged joints, ligaments, and bones.

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 undergraduatedegree from the University of California and his MD from New York Medical

Dr. Seneviratne 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. Currently he serves as a team physician for local New York City schools.

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.

Primary Specialty:
Orthopaedic Surgery

Secondary Specialty:
Sports Medicine

Undergraduate Education:
BS : 1990
University of California, Riverside

Medical Education:
MD : 1995
New York Medical College

Residency, Orthopedic Surgery: 1999 - 2003
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York NY

James A Nicholas Fellowship in Sports Medicine : 2003 - 2004
Lenox Hill Hospital
Clinical Research Assistant : 1998 - 1999
Hospital for Special Surgery, Dept of Sports Medicine
Research Fellow : 1997 - 1998
Hospital for Special Surgery, Lab for Soft Tissue Research

Board Certifications:
Subspecialty Certification - Sports Medicine : 2008
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery : 2007

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine ( AOSSM)
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
New York State Troopers PBA Surgeon
Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Honors and Awards:
Lewis Clarke-Wagner Award for Outstanding Resident's Paper : 2003
HSS Alumni Association