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Dr Ramesh de Silva

Hospital

Bedford Hospital

Job Title

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Qualifications

MB ChB MD FRCP

Other Roles

Lead for interventional cardiology research

Areas of Special Interest

Interventional Cardiology (including angioplasty, stenting and intra-vascular imaging), General Cardiology

Education and Training

MB ChB University of Leeds, Leeds. 1995, MRCP Royal College of Physicians, London. 1998, MD University of Hull, Hull. 2008, FRCP Royal College of Physicians, London. 2014

Experience

Dr Ramesh de Silva graduated in 1995 from the University of Leeds. He completed a period of research in cardiac imaging and heart failure and was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine whilst in Yorkshire. His speciality training in Cardiology was at Papworth hospital in Cambridge before undertaking further training in coronary intervention was obtained at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, USA.

Research

Intra-vascular imaging using optical coherence tomography and intra-vascular ultrasound, the vulnerable plaque, acute coronary syndromes