Dr Anups de Silva


Dr Anups de Silva

Consultant Gastroenterologist

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


EPCR Practice Manager Janet Hender 01493 601770
E mail: epcr@jpaget.nhs.uk

Professional Profile
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 the Atchison Prize 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 Lead Clinician 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.