Dr Ramesh de Silva

Cardiologist in Bedford & Maidenhead


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Professional statement

Dr Ramesh de Silva is a leading consultation cardiologist based in Bedford and Maidenhead who specialises in chest pain, heart failure and palpitations, alongside coronary heart disease, coronary angiography and stress tests. He privately practises at The Manor Hospital - part of Circle Health Group, The Bridge Clinic and The Medic Clinic Bedford, while Dr de Silva's NHS base is NHS Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr de Silva graduated in 1995 from the University of Leeds. Following training in general medicine and cardiology in Yorkshire, he commenced a period of research in cardiac imaging and heart failure and was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine. His speciality training in Cardiology was completed at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre and Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. He further trained in coronary intervention and coronary CT angiography at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, USA.

In 2010, Dr de Silva was appointed as a consultant cardiologist with a speciality interest in interventional cardiology at Bedford Hospital. He has been instrumental in developing a successful service delivering angioplasty and stenting, and he continues to be involved in expanding the service following the merger of Bedford Hospital with Luton & Dunstable Hospital. Until 2018, he was also part of the team at Papworth Hospital treating emergency patients with acute heart attack symptoms.

Dr de Silva has a strong interest in interventional cardiology research, with numerous articles published in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at national and international cardiology conferences. His expertise includes percutaneous coronary interventional procedures, such as coronary angioplasty with stenting, and the use of intra-coronary imaging techniques like intra-vascular ultrasound (IVUS) and optical coherence tomography (OCT).

Dr de Silva is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), and a member of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, the General Medical Council (GMC) and the British Medical Association. His commitment to patient care and advancing cardiology is evident through his extensive research and clinical achievements.

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