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Dr. Aruna Seneviratne

Dr. Aruna Seneviratne MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Credentials of Dr. Aruna Seneviratne MD


  • Medical School - New York Medical College
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, Residency in General Surgery
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, Fellowship in Sports Medicine
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Fellowship in Sports Medicine
  • Fellowship: James A Nicholas Fellowship in Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Languages Spoken

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Professional Memberships

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Awards and Publications

  • 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. His current reseach focus is on shoulder ( labrum and rotator cuff) and knee (cartilage and ligament) problems.
  • He received the Lewis Clark Wagner Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Research during his residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
  • New York Magazine Top Doctors - Sports Medicine 2013, 2014
  • Castle Connolly's Top Doctors - Sports Medicine 2013, 2014
  • U.S. News and World Report - Top Doctors - Sports Medicine
  • Patient's Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Professional Statement

Dr. Seneviratne is a fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in surgical treatment of disorders of the shoulder, knee, elbow and sports related injuries. He has been selected to NY Magazine Top Doctors in the Specialty of Sports Medicine in 2013 and 2014.

Born in Sri Lanka, Dr. Seneviratne grew up in Southern California where he received his degree from the University of California. His medical training took place at New York Medical College. His orthopedic surgery residency took place at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He completed his fellowship in sports medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital where he participated in the care of athletes from the Jets, Islanders and the Hofstra University athletic teams. Currently he serves as a team physician for several New York City schools.

Dr. Seneviratne has always been involved in sports including rowing, cricket, tennis, skiing and swimming. Currently he is an avid cyclist and squash player.

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