Dr Andrew D'Silva
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
Dr Andrew D'Silva is a consultant cardiologist and honorary senior clinical lecturer at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London. His areas of expertise include heart failure, cardiac rehabilitation, inherited cardiac conditions, heart muscle diseases, advanced heart failure therapies, cardiovascular imaging, sports cardiology, and general medicine. Andrew graduated from the Royal Free and University College London Medical School, with distinction in 2007. He also undertook an intercalated BSc in Molecular Medicine for which he received 1st class honours and commendation on the Dean's List. He completed his PhD at the Centre for Inherited Cardiac Conditions and Sports Cardiology at St George's, University of London, in 2020, initially supported by Cardiac Risk in the Young, and subsequently achieved a British Heart Foundation Clinical Research Training Fellowship award. He studied cardiovascular remodelling responses in novice marathon runners using multi-modality cardiovascular imaging and cardiopulmonary exercise testing. He has presented his findings internationally and has published work relating to sudden cardiac death in athletes, sports cardiology, cardiomyopathies, and cardiovascular imaging, in addition to contributing a number of textbook chapters on these topics. Andrew has accredited training in cardiac MRI (level III), cardiac CT (level II), and transthoracic echocardiography.