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Dr Ranil De Silva
Dr Ranil De Silva
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Interventional Cardiology


General Medical Council: 4219934


english, sinhalese



Dr Ranil de Silva is a consultant interventional cardiologist at Royal Brompton Hospital, where he treats private and NHS patients.

In 1995, he graduated from King’s College London with his degree in medicine. Following that, he completed his training in general medicine, general cardiology and interventional cardiology at Royal Brompton, Chelsea and Westminster, Hammersmith, and St Mary’s hospitals in London.

He conducted his PhD research at the Medical Research Council Cyclotron Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, London, and at the Research Institute for Brain and Blood Vessels in Akita, Japan.

In addition, he has also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the USA with the Cardiovascular Interventional Programme, at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Clinical expertise

Dr Ranil de Silva regularly manages patients with coronary artery disease. His patients include those who have:

  • angina and tightening or heaviness in the chest, which can go up to the throat or jaw when walking
  • had a heart attack
  • coronary disease has led to impaired pump function of the heart and heart failure.

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Medical Procedures

  • Coronary angioplasty (stenting, chronic total occlusion)
  • Intracoronary imaging (IVUS, OCT, NIRS-IVUS)
  • Coronary physiology (pressure, flow wires)
  • Coronary sinus reducer
  • Renal denervation

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Special Interests

  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Intracoronary imaging and physiology
  • Management of acute coronary syndromes
  • Complex coronary artery disease
  • Management of hypertension


Primary Medical Qualification

MB BS 1995 University of London


Specialist Register entry date

Cardiology From 07 Jun 2007

Further Education/Training

BSc (First class Hons) King's College London 1989

PhD King's College London 1993

MRCP Royal College of Physicians (London) 1998

FRCP Royal College of Physicians (London) 2011

Professional Memberships

Royal College of Physicians

British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

British Cardiovascular Society

European Society of Cardiology


European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions