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Dr Kalpa De Silva

MBBS PhD FRCP FACC

Cardiology

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Recommended by 6 specialists

18 years of experience
4 years as a specialist

About

Dr Kalpa De Silva, Consultant in Interventional Cardiology, is situated working within the St. Thomas' Hospital NHS Trust. He also sees patients privately at the One Heart Clinic in Harley Street, London Bridge Hospital, and the Spire St Anthony's hospital. He is highly experienced in all general and interventional cardiology issues, with a specific interest in managing coronary disease (including multi-vessel disease, and chronic total occlusions) using minimally invasive percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) techniques.

Dr De Silva began his medical education at St. Bartholomew's & The Royal London Medical School, where he graduated in 2004. He then progressed on to do specialist training in general and interventional cardiology at King’s College and St Thomas’s Hospitals. Following this, he underwent a fellowship at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney focusing on complex coronary intervention. During his training he decided to do a research degree in cardiovascular medicine, he was later awarded a PhD for his work.

Dr De Silva is an active researcher, holding the position of Honorary Senior Lecturer at King's College London. His current research interests focus on the management of heart attacks, angina and cardiogenic shock, and the use of mechanical circulatory support during stenting procedures. His research has resulted in the publication of over 50 peer-reviewed articles, and several co-authored books. He was also nominated for the American College of Cardiology’s young investigator award.

Subspecialty

  • Interventional Cardiology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Sinhala
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6103405
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,785 reviews

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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 6 specialists
    Dr. Matthew Ginks
    Dr. Matthew Ginks
    Cardiology
    I trained them

    "Dr De Silva is an excellent cardiologist. He is very personable, is an excellent communicator and is very well liked by his patients and colleagues, who hold him in very high regard. He is experienced in a broad range of cardiac conditions, with particular expertise in coronary artery disease and percutaneous coronary intervention. I would strongly recommend him."

    31-10-2021

    Recommended for:
    Unstable Angina, Coronary Artery Disease, Chest Pain
    , Heart Attack, Atherosclerosis, Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    Dr Jason Dungu
    Dr Jason Dungu
    Cardiology
    We trained together

    "Dr De Silva is an accomplished cardiologist and well trained in all aspects of cardiology and intervention. He has a personable manner and is very knowledgable, an expert in his field. Highly recommended."

    31-10-2021

    Recommended for:
    Unstable Angina, Coronary Artery Disease, Chest Pain
    , Heart Attack, Atherosclerosis, Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    Dr Glyn Thomas
    Dr Glyn Thomas
    Cardiology
    Is a colleague

    "It is my pleasure to highly recommend Dr De Silva. We have worked together for over 10 years both as junior doctors in London and as Consultants in Bristol. Kalpa is a highly capable, skilled and dedicated cardiologist with a wide range of experience. His specialist interest is coronary angioplasty and stent insertion for complex coronary disease. In addition to his clinical work, Kalpa is very active in medical research. Should my friends/family ever require treatment, I would be very reassured to know Kalpa was caring for them."

    26-01-2021

    Recommended for:
    High Blood Pressure, Unstable Angina, Coronary Artery Disease
    , Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Atherosclerosis, Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    Dr Antonis Pavlidis
    Dr Antonis Pavlidis
    Cardiology
    Is a colleague

    "A very talented and skilled interventional cardiologist and an excellent colleague for many years. I would unreservedly recommend him to any patient."

    14-02-2022

    Recommended for:
    Heart Muscle Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Coronary Artery Disease