Dr Bhathiya Wijeyekoon

Consultant Rheumatologist
MBBS, BSc (Hons), DPhil (Oxon), MRCP

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Bhathiya Wijeyekoon at Spire include:

Other treatments

Arthritis, gout, osteoporosis 

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Professional profile

I graduated in medicine from Imperial College London in 1997. As a medical undergraduate I completed an intercalated BSc (Hon) degree in Immunology and Microbiology. I was awarded a prestigious Medical Research Council (MRC) UK Training Fellowship, studying molecular biology at Oxford University. I have an interest in basic medical research and have published a number of papers. My specialist training in Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine was at a number of different London teaching hospitals. I was acting consultant in Rheumatology at the Hammersmith Hospital, London before taking up a permanent consultant position at East and North Herts NHS Trust, where I am lead clinician for rheumatology biological services. I am accredited in Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine.

Clinical Interests

Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Reactive arthritis, Ankylosign spondylitis, Systemic Lupus erythematosus, Gout, Sjogrens syndrome, Treatment of tennis elbow and other soft tissue musculoskeletal disorders, polymyalgia rheumatic, vasculitis, osteoporosis

Private contact details

Telephone 0800 585 112
Private secretary telephone 07565 751 829
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians (London)
British Society of Rheumatology
British Medical Association
Medical Protection Society

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Personal Profile

Dr Wijeyekoon enjoys swimming, cycling and reading with his young family and also enjoys playing cricket and cross-country running. He has worked for a number of charitable organisations and in 2004 project managed a tsunami-relief team of over 100 volunteers, raising funds and supplying aid to a number of villages and schools on the south coast of Sri Lanka.

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