Dr Anita Weerakoon



GMC number: 5201486

Practising since: 1993



Consultation times

  • Monday 09.00 - 13.00
  • Tuesday 09.00 - 13.00
  • Thursday 17.00 - 20.00
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Dr Anita Weerakoon is a Consultant Rheumatologist working at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital. She gained higher specialist training in Rheumatology at Ipswich Hospital and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Dr Weerakoon has experience in management of a wide spectrum of Rheumatic disorders and has special interest in Inflammatory Arthritis including Spondyloarthritis.

Dr Weerakoon is involved in teaching medical students, junior doctors, GPs, AHPs and patient groups.

Dr Weerakoon encourages active patient participation and shared decision making in providing high quality patient care.

Special interests

Inflammatory Arthritis including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Axial Spondyloarthritis.

Other interests

  • PMR
  • Gout
  • CPPD
  • Joint and soft tissue injections
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Fibromyalgia

Personal interests

Country walks

Locations Dr Anita Weerakoon works with

Related experience


MSc in Health Sciences


  • British Society of Rheumatology
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Defence Union
  • Royal Osteoporosis Society

Insurers Dr Anita Weerakoon works with

Dr Anita Weerakoon works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA
  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Cigna
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Dr Anita Weerakoon does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Anita Weerakoon does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Anita Weerakoon does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.