Mr Ausha De Silva

Gynaecology, Obstetrics

Contact:
  • 04 479 2019
  • 04 479 8563
  • Healthlink: evohcare
  • Website
  • Practises at:
  • Bowen Hospital
  • Consults at:
  • Bowen Medical Specialist Centre 98 Churchill Drive Crofton Downs Wellington

Mr Ausha De Silva

Qualifications

MBBS, DFFP(UK), MRCOG(UK), FRANZCOG

Special interests 
  • Menstrual problems
  • Endometriosis
  • Menopause
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Incontinence (Gynae)
  • Vulval disorders
  • Infertility and recurrent miscarriage
  • Fibroids
  • Menopause Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
About Ausha De Silva

Mr Ausha De Silva is a Gynaecologist and Obstetrician who completed his specialist training in England. Prior to moving to New Zealand with his family in January 2018, Ausha served as a Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician for the National Health Services (NHS). 

Ausha privately practices at Bowen Hospital and Boulcott Hospital. He is a Senior Medical Officer (SMO) and Clinical Lead for Gynaecology at Hutt Valley District Health Board, and a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Otago, Wellington. 

In 2018 Ausha was admitted to the Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and granted his Vocational Scope for practice in Obstetrics and Gynaecology by the Medical Council of New Zealand. Ausha was admitted to the Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist, UK in 2010. He also holds a Diploma from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health, UK. 

Prior to moving to New Zealand, Ausha served as an Honourary Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, UK. He has also taught postgraduate students in Gynaecology and Obstetrics at various international educational events on behalf of the RCOG, UK. At present, Ausha is a Training Supervisor of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. 

Ausha was awarded a Fellowship by the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy to undertake training in advanced laparoscopic surgery at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide, Australia which he successfully completed in 2014. 

Ausha is a generalist gynaecologist with his main clinical interest in gynaecological endoscopy (both advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery). He is experienced in a variety of advanced surgical procedures including Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) and experienced in caring for women with complex gynaecological problems. His clinical interests include:

  • Menstrual Disorders and abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic Floor Surgery
  • Management of ovarian cysts
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Menopause and HRT
  • Vulval disorders
  • Ausha’s practice excludes colposcopy

Outside work, Ausha is a keen amateur wildlife photographer and also a fitness and nutrition enthusiast.