Dilani Siriwardena

Dilani Siriwardena

NHS secretary: 

Brenda Aveyard

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2087

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Glaucoma
General ophthlamology
A&E

Year of first medical qualification: 

1992

Location of initial medical training: 

St Thomas’ Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital London (1998-2000)

Further key experience: 

1998-2000 Two-year clinical research fellowship (MRC) in glaucoma and wound healing at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Institute of Ophthalmology. 
2004-2005 Clinical fellowship in glaucoma, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Date joined Moorfields: 

1998 as Research Fellow, 2005 current NHS post full time

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of the International Glaucoma Association
Member of the British Medical Association

Current NHS/university posts, whether full/part time, and starting year: 

Full-time consultant ophthalmic surgeon and clinical director for Moorfields East, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Other professional achievements: 

Clinical director of Moorfields East 
North Thames training programme director 
Royal College of Ophthalmologists regional advisor for Moorfields Eye Hospital

Research interests: 

Glaucoma
Acute angle closure
Management of ophthalmic emergencies

Languages spoken: 

English and Singhalese

Any other personal interests/background information that may be relevant: 

Dilani lives locally in North East London. She is married to a consultant ophthalmic surgeon and has two children.