Dr Abeywickrema undertook his undergraduate medical degree at the University of Sydney. He completed his Radiology training at St George Hospital and was awarded the C.E. Eddy Prize for most Outstanding Candidate in the RANZCR Part One examinations. He was Senior Specialist Registrar in Radiology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK where he worked primarily in MRI. He completed a Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK.

He is currently a VMO Radiologist at St George Hospital and Wollongong Hospital.

His subspecialty interests include Musculoskeletal Imaging, Oncology Imaging and Image-guided musculoskeletal procedures.