She attended Colombo Medical School in Sri Lanka, her country of origin, earning a degree in Medicine and Surgery with honors. She did her residency training in both Internal Medicine and General Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. While on the East Coast, after residency, she worked in the Emergency Department at the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood New Jersey. After moving to California in 1995, Dr. De Silva established De Silva Medical Inc., her current private practice for Internal Medicine in the Antelope Valley. She also has professional training in the various fields of Aesthetic Medicine, taught personally by Dr. Zein Obagi, The Concepts of Skin Health Care, is certified with Arque Derma, The Artistic Restoration Lift. Dr. De Silva also has extensive training in Medical Weight Loss. Dr. DeSilva launched her Skin Care branch in 2004. In 2009, she started the Bariatrics branch of her practice. In the past twenty years or so, Dr. De Silva has served thousands of residents of the greater Antelope Valley community for Family Care, Internal Medicine, Aesthetic Medicine, Medical Weight Loss, Aviation Medicine and continues to accept new patients.
Dr. De Silva and her husband of over 30 years are the proud parents of three daughters. Outside of medicine and community services, her interests include traveling, theater, art, and interior design.