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Metta Bandara Palipane


Consultant in Orthopaedics

Based at

The Cumberland Infirmary
Secretary contact - 01228 814752

Year qualified


Professional qualifications

  • MB
  • BS
  • MS
  • FRCSEd
  • MClinEd

Treatment and procedures

Foot and ankle surgery

Clinical Interests / specialist areas

Clinical Interests / specialist areas

Professional membership

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


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