Dr. Aruna Seneviratne, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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800A 5th Avenue, Suite 300, New York, NY, 10065

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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, 2014, and 2015.

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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Everyone was so attentive - from the receptionist to the PA to the X-Ray guy and, finally, the doctor himself. He listened and took his time to understand the issue I was having. Very good experience.

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Friendly, helpful and I didn't have any what time. Not sure how it could have been any better.

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Super attentive and able to diagnose my issue very quickly.

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The staff was friendly, I was seen promptly and Dr. Seneviratne was very knowledgeable and helpful with my condition. Would recommend to others.

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I had a great visit with this office. Dr. Seneviratne seemed very knowledgeable and correctly diagnosed me before the X-rays re-confirmed. I also loved his staff. Great office and they got me in right away!

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Highly recommended! Beautiful office, staff was very friendly and efficient, and doctor Seneviratne had great bedside manner, he took the time to explain the injury and talk over the recovery process, making sure all my questions and concerns were addressed.

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Very professional and personable. Asked a lot of questions and had a complete understanding of the problem and solution. Very positive experience. Highly recommended.

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I only had to wait in the waiting room for a few minutes before being called in to a patient room. There I was briefly interviewed by an assistant, and soon thereafter taken it in for x-rays. After only another very brief wait, I saw the doctor himself. He had a good bedside manner and took the time to explain the problem. Overall, a very positive experience.

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Could have cut down the amount of appointments by scheduling an MRI initially, but overall he's nice and tries other options before looking at surgery.

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I was received quickly, and after filling out some supplementary paperwork I was promptly examined, had x-rays, and a consultation. All-in-all I the whole visit took no more than 30 minutes. Dr. Seneviratne was very knowledgable and polite. I highly recommend his practice.

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Dr. Seneviratne was incredibly friendly and helpful explaining his diagnosis and next steps. Very professional staff.

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The staff was friendly, I was seen promptly, and the doctor had good bedside manner.

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Dr Seneviratne was very helpful and comforting. I like that he recommended first steps that will help me avoid surgery, even if surgery is his specialty and what he enjoys most.

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The receptionist is a very nice woman, immediately makes you feel welcomed and that you came to the right place. Office is beautiful as mentioned in other reviews. Before I met with the doctor I was interviewed by two Physicians Assistants and then given XRay's of my shoulder. I thought two Physicians Assistants was a bit of over kill but that is how they run the practice. Before I forget the XRay tech is very kind. Finally met with the doctor and based on a long history of shoulder problems for which I have met with many doctors it is MHO that the doctor is extremely competent. He gave me all the options good and not so good. After explaining in depth each option he recommended a course of treatment that I am now following. Will see the doctor again in two months

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Great doctor. Very thorough and thoughtful and his prognosis was spot on. Beautiful new offices and great staff.

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Great Doctor. Avoided any unnecessary treatment

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Moved me along quickly while also taking the time to answer all of my questions.

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Awesome md !!!

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Easy to talk to; able to explain issues simply without confusion. Spends time with patients. Highly recommend to anyone needing Knee consult. Office staff was great as well. Very helpful.

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Dr. Seneviratne is the consummate professional-courteous, willing to explain treatment options, explaining procedures. Office staff is friendly as weel

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great experience, beautiful office. Everything was quick and friendly. Will go again as needed.

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Excellent I strongly recommend this practice of Dr Aruna

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Bedside manner was great. Was very sensitive to my pain and very knowledgeable on prevention and how to manage the pain.

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Dr. Seneviratne was so informative and patient, I felt like he knew exactly how to handle my knee issues and I feel super confident in his assessment. He was wonderful.

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Really felt comfortable with Dr. Seneviratne. The office wait time was a little too much though

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Dr. Seneviratne and his staff provided excellent care and service on my visit to his office for a injury to my left knee. I was sent out for xray's and a MRI and a few hours later the Dr. diagnose me with a tibial plateau fracture and treatment guide lines to follow. In my book that's a great Dr.

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Excellent! I had a great experience I highly recommended.

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Really great guy. Took plenty of time with me. Beautiful office too and friendly reception.

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Outstanding surgeon, compassionate doctor, and always cautious when it comes to suggesting surgery. Very highly recommended. Dr. S. repaired my severely torn shoulder labrum last year with excellent post-op results. And the year before that, he had repaired a torn and infected Achilles tendon that had previously been operated on by another surgeon. It was Dr. S. who took one look at the scar from that previous surgery and said, "It's infected." (The previous surgeon had insisted it was not infected.) After blood work with an Infectious Disease confirmed the infection, Dr. S. removed the (wrong) sutures the previous doc had used. I would trust Dr. S. with my own children if they needed surgery!

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I saw the doctor for my son ( 12 years old with knee problem) and I am very happy with him and his office.

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This was my first visit and I was pleased with the doctor's bedside manner and the professional behavior of his staff.

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The office is clean and I was seen right away. The doctor was not very helpful unfortunately. He did point out some things on my MRI, but as far as treatment he didn't seem to care of the outcome. He claimed my pain did not line up with my MRI, he was abrupt and since I wouldn't need surgery he told me he couldn't help and that was that, I was rushed out. That's true he wouldn't be giving surgery- however he offered no insight on my condition and I was looking for a little more guidance since I was clearly confused and asking questions what to do. Also, he gave me samples of an anti-inflammatory and when I opened the box one of the 3 pills was popped out of the shell and missing. It had already been tampered with, which is just disgusting. All in all, if your condition is clear and you know you need surgery, then maybe the outcome would have been better. If you're looking for someone that really cares about helping you, probably not the best.

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It was prompt and timely, despite making the appointment just this morning. I was favorably impressed by the streamlined paperwork to complete and the throughness of the exam.

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Great experience! Took great care of me and explained everything.

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I would definitely recommend Dr. Seneviratne to anyone in need of a prompt and thorough consultation. His staff was friendly and extremely responsive. My wait time was not even worth measuring and the care that I received was genuine and extremely effective. All of my concerns were addressed and I left with a complete explanation of the diagnosis and suggested treatment plan. Dr. Seneviratne is a true professional. Bravo!

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Very comfortable and clean office space. He is very kind and informative.

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My visit and experience was ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE. I would never see this doctor again and highly recommend that anyone who cares about their personal health and expect five star healthcare to go to another healthcare provider. I was diagnosed earlier in the day with a metatarsal fracture at emergency care, where the ER doctor there recommended I see an orthopedist as a follow up to ensure the bone healed properly. Dr. Seneviratne was literally in my room for less than a minute where he joked about my injury and minimized my concerns regarding the fracture. He did not even want to give me the proper foot gear after I explained to him several times that the sandal given to me at emergency care was flimsy and not supportive. What was the point of scheduling an appointment with a specialist right after being in the ER if I was going to receive the same care? Thank goodness for the physician's assistant who got me the appropriate foot brace and secured my foot before leaving the office. Honestly I found his demeanor and overall treatment to be unprofessional and subpar for a surgeon on Fifth Avenue. He did not provide any follow-up care info as far as how to treat the injury, nor return visits--the receptionist had to go find him later to answer my questions and I let her know I would be making a follow-up appointment elsewhere. His bedside manner is lacking and am really surprised about the positive reviews he has received on this site and that there has not been a malpractice suit against him.

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Great bedside manners! I had right knee surgery for a radius tendon repair. He took the time to explain my MRI results and the surgery. On the day of the surgery, he took the time to call that evening to se how I was doing. Surgery went great! Speedy recovery.

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He was vey professional and helpful with my right knee injury. The staff is excellent, as well. Office is easy to find. There was no wait time. Quick and easy!

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Awful experience. Do NOT recommend.

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