Mr Malin Wijeratna – Shoulder and Elbow

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)


Personal Profile:

Mr Malin Wijeratna is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in shoulder and elbow surgery.

He qualified in 2002 from Guys, Kings and St Thomas’ Medical School in London. His postgraduate orthopaedic training was in the East of England Deanery in Cambridge and East Anglia, followed by two fellowships in shoulder and elbow surgery in Melbourne, Australia. His specialist interests are in shoulder and elbow arthroscopy and joint replacement.

Mr Malin Wijeratna has been working as a NHS and private Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Nottingham since 2015.  He performs over 300 surgical procedures a year, but understands that there are many non-surgical causes of shoulder and elbow pain which require accurate diagnosis and appropriate management.  Mr Malin Wijeratna performs steriod injections, hyaluronic acid injections, surgery for impingement, stiffness, instability and arthritis.  He will work closely with your physiotherapist to ensure optimal outcomes.

Mr Malin Wijeratna is widely published in the orthopaedic peer reviewed literature and has delivered many national and international presentations.  He has been awarded prizes by the British Elbow and Shoulder Society for his research work.

Mr Malin Wijeratna has always had an interest in teaching.  He has been faculty on and arranged live surgery courses for experienced shoulder surgeons.  He has been faculty for the Cambridge FRCS course and ORUK FRCS course teaching senior Orthopaedic trainees.  He is the Orthopaedic Education Lead for Nottingham University Medical School.  He regularly gives presentations to General Practitioners about shoulder and elbow problems in Primary Care.  He is keen to share information about the latest advances in shoulder and elbow surgery.

Mr Malin Wijeratna takes patient safety very seriously and is the Clinical Governance Lead for the elective orthopaedic department at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

He is an active member of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS) and the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).

Areas of Interest:

Shoulder arthroscopy; elbow arthroscopy; computer-navigated surgery; shoulder replacement; elbow replacement; myofascial pain; neuropathic pain; conservative management

Private Hospitals:

For further information about the private hospitals Mr Malin Wijeratna works at, or for referrals and appointments please click on the links below:

The Spire Nottingham

Nottingham Woodthorpe Hospital

BMI The Park Nottingham

Circle Nottingham

If you are interested in an education session with Mr Malin Wijeratna or NOG please go to the Education section of our website for more information or send us an enquiry.