Sunishka M Wimalawansa, MD, MBA

Orthopedic Surgery
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic & Plastic Surgery,
Miami Valley Hospital, 30 E Apple St Ste 2200, Dayton, OH 45409-2939


M.D.: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
M.B.A.: Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Management, Houston, Texas
Residency (Plastic Surgery): Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio
Fellowship (Hand Surgery): Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery; University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.

Clinical Expertise

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Hand Surgery
Cosmetic Surgery
Skin Cancer/Skin Lesions

Professional Affiliations

American Association for Hand Surgery: Candidate Member
American Society for Surgery of the Hand: Candidate Member
The Gold Humanism Honor Society

Selected Publications

Wimalawansa SM, Fox JP, Johnson RM. The measurable cost of complications for outpatient cosmetic surgery in patients with mental health diagnoses. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 2014;34(2):306-16.

Bates B,  Wimalawansa SM, Monson B, Rymer MC, Shapiro R, Johnson RM. A simple cost-effective method of microsurgical simulation training: the turkey wing model. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 2013;29(9):615-8.

Wimalawansa SM, AlSamkari R. Unusual presentation of hemochromatosis as isolated metacarpophalangeal joint osteoarthritis: a case report. Hand. 2011;6(3):329-32.

Wimalawansa S, McKnight A, Bullocks JM. Socioeconomic impact of ethnic cosmetic surgery: trends and potential financial impact the African-American, Asian, Hispanic, and Middle Eastern communities have on cosmetic surgery. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. 2009;23(3):159-62.

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