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Mr Malin Wijeratna - Orthopaedics

Mr Malin Wijeratna is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Woodthorpe Hospital, Nottingham, who specialises in shoulder and elbow surgery.

Based at: Woodthorpe Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Arthroscopic surgery

Shoulder Instability

Biceps Pathology

Shoulder arthritis surgery

Elbow stiffness and arthritis

Academic background

Malin Wijeratna qualified in 2002 from Guys, Kings and St Thomas’ Medical School, London.
His postgraduate orthopaedic training was on the East of England training programme which included Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. After this, he undertook two Fellowships in shoulder and elbow surgery in Melbourne, Australia and on his return to the UK was on a Trauma Fellowship before obtaining his Consultant post.

He was appointed Consultant to the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust in 2014 and practices specialist shoulder and elbow surgery in the NHS and private sectors. His specialist interests are in shoulder and elbow arthroscopy and joint replacement.

He is active in both research and training. He has published, amongst other conditions, on rotator cuff repair, elbow arthroscopy and sternoclavicular joint anatomy. He has contributed to textbooks of orthopaedic surgery and has reviewed scientific articles for international medical journals.

BSc (Hons) 1999
MBBS 2002
MRCS 2006
FRCS (Tr&Orth) 2012

Professional Memberships

He has been part of the faculty on courses educating shoulder surgeons in advanced arthroscopic techniques. 

He is a member of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society and won prizes in 2011 and 2014 for the work that was presented at their annual meeting. 

NHS base

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust