Dr Aminda De Silva

Dr Aminda De Silva

Consultant Gastroenterologist


Specialises in

  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Upper and lower GI endoscopy

I am a Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician specialising in inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, clinical nutrition and upper and lower GI endoscopy. I am an accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist. I studied medicine at the Imperial College School of Medicine, London where I won several prizes.

I completed gastroenterology training at Southampton University Hospital as a specialist registrar before conducting three years' research in clinical nutrition and inflammatory bowel disease at the University of Southampton.

I was appointed to the Royal Berkshire Hospital as a Consultant Gastroenterologist in June 2009 and I am one of two accredited bowel cancer screening programme colonoscopists in West Berkshire. I am currently the training programme director for gastroenterology for the Oxford Deanery and chair an RCP working party on clinically assisted feeding.


General Medical Council Number: 4533780

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Aminda De Silva at Spire include:


Colorectal surgery

Other treatments

  • Bowel disease
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Colon polyp removal
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gastrointestinal pathology
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Nutrition

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Additional information

Inflammatory bowel disease

BSc / University of London / 1995
Bachelor of Science

MBBS / Imperial College School of Medicine / 1998
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCP / Royal College of Physicians / 2013
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Professional leadership

Member of Nutrition Committee Royal College of Physicians
Member of Small Bowel & Nutrition Committee, British Society of Gastroenterology

I am married to a local GP and have three young children.

Telephone 0118 955 3444 ext 4231
Private secretary Sally Allen
Private secretary telephone 0118 955 3444 / 07936 930490
Private secretary email dunedinhospgastro@spirehealthcare.com / Sally.Allen@spirehealthcare.com