Dr Jananath Wijeyekoon

Consultant Rheumatologist

Qualifications

MBBS, BSc, MRCP

Secretary Contact Details

Tel: 01438 286120

Division

Medicine

Specialty

Rheumatology

Sub-Specialty

Early arthritis, connective tissue disease

Hospital Base

Lister

Clinic Locations

Lister, New QEII and Hertford County

Biography

Dr Wijeyekoon was appointed as Consultant Rheumatologist in February 2011. He graduated in medicine from Imperial College in 1997 having first completed an intercalated BSc in Immunology and Microbiology. He trained in rheumatology at a number of different London teaching hospitals before being awarded an MRC UK training fellowship and gaining his doctorate in Molecular Biology at Oxford University.

Dr Wijeyekoon has a specialist interest in Early Inflammatory Arthritis and is lead physician for Rheumatology Biological Services. He has helped to establish the department's Clinical Research Programme and developed a number of electronic databases for departmental use. He has an interest in undergraduate medical education and is a tutor for Cambridge medical students. He is based at the Lister Hospital and runs a number of out reach clinics at Hertford County and QEII hospitals.