Dr Anups De Silva

Anupama de Silva

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

About me

Anups de Silva is Consultant Gastroenterologist based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, having moved recently from James Paget University Hospital where he was employed for 14 years.

He trained at University College London, qualifying in 1993 with Honours, winning several awards and scholarships including that for Greatest Overall Proficiency in his year. His specialist training was carried out in London, including at the Royal London Hospital and Royal Free Hospital. He was awarded the Leslie Parrott Research Grant from Crohn's and Colitis UK for his research into aspects of inflammatory bowel diseases, whilst based at the Digestive Diseases Research Centre at Queen Mary, University of London.

He was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician in 2004. He attained the status of Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 2009. He was Clinical Lead for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) at the James Paget University Hospital. Along with IBD, his special interests include therapeutic colonoscopy, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and is Lead Clinician for Digestive Disorders teaching for the medical students of the Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia. He is Honorary Senior Lecturer at Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, and is the Trust Lead for Continuing Professional Development of tutors at the medical school.

He is an accredited National Bowel Cancer Screening Program colonoscopist.

He has four children who ensure he is kept even busier at home than at work.

Areas of interest

Advanced therapeutic colonoscopy; ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography); Colitis; Crohn's disease; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Endoscopic procedures

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

    James Paget University Hospital (1-5)

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (1-5)

    James Paget University Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

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