Dr Thamindu Wedatilake
Sport & Exercise Medicine Consultant
- Sports injuries
- Muscle injuries
- Stress fractures
- Groin pain
- Knee pain
- Shoulder pain
- Diagnostic ultrasound
Training & Background
- Qualifications: MRCP MBBCh FFSEM CCT MSc
- Year first qualified: 2004
- GMC number: 6098656
Dr Wedatilake is a consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine. He has held NHS consultant posts at Leicestershire NHS Trust and Oxford University NHS Trust since completing his consultant training in 2012 in Oxford. He has since worked in sports and musculoskeletal medicine clinics for a number of years, including both NHS and private clinics. Additionally, he has a master’s degree in musculoskeletal ultrasound and was previously the lead for Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine.
He was the lead 1st team doctor for Southampton Football Club and currently is a specialist medical consultant to the club. He is also a member of the England and Wales Cricket Board’s medical panel being the lead doctor for the England Women’s Cricket Programme.
Previously he has worked for the English Institution of Sport, assessing Olympic and Paralympic athletes. He was the basketball venue lead doctor at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Research & Teaching
Dr Wedatilake continues to conduct research through Oxford University, with a special interest in hip and groin pain and muscle injuries in athletes.
He also holds a series of CPD talks here at The New Foscote, presenting a different topic every month on a Wednesday, you can find out more here.
- Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine
- Member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine
- Chair of Ultrasound Committee (Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine 2017)
- Committee Member (Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine 2017)
- Member of the British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine 2015