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- Inflammatory bowel disease
Dr Anups de Silva is Consultant Gastroenterologist based at the James Paget University Hospital, with additional sessions at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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 is 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 one of only 6 clinicians in the whole of the Norfolk region accredited to screen patients for bowel cancer as part of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
He is married with four children and a growing collection of animals.
Areas of interest
Colonoscopy; ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography); Colitis; Crohn's disease; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Endoscopic procedures
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Gastroenterologist, and Clinical Lead, James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Advanced Therapeutic Colonoscopy
Courses offered to GPs
Any aspect of gastroenterology
- Membership of The Royal College of Physicians (UK) Royal College of Physicians (UK) 1996
- Fellowship of The Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians (London) 2009
- Accreditation for National Bowel Cancer Screening Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (UK) 2008
Details of entry to specialist register
- Gastroenterology, 2004
- General Internal Medicine, 2004
Affiliations / memberships
Member of the British Society of Gastroenterology
Member of the European Crohn's and Colitis Organistion
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- 01493 453357
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.