Buddhika Wijerathne is primarily interested in the dermatoglyphics of humans and human genetic. He was qualified with MBBS degree from Faculty of Medicine, the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. He did his internship at Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and SB Specialized Children's Hospital, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. He is a MPhil candidate. He currently is completing his MPhil research on dermatoglyphics at Faculty of Medicine, the University of Rajarata, Mihintale, Sri Lanka.