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Dr. Palla Rivi De Silva

Dr. Rivi De Silva received his Medical Degree at the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka. He then traveled to Long Branch, New Jersey and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Monmouth Medical Center. From 2013 to 2014, Dr. De Silva was the Chief Resident (3rd year) of Internal Medicine. In 2017, he achieved a Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Connecticut.

Dr. De Silva is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians, Sri Lanka Medical Council, the American Medical Association and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

From 2016 to 2017, Dr. De Silva was involved with two research projects at the University of Connecticut. He conducted the study titled “An analysis on Cardiac troponin testing in adult patients with sepsis admitted to a medical intensive care unit”. He also conducted the study “Measurement of exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) in patients admitted with COPD exacerbation”. This was a prospective study testing the exhaled nitric oxide in patients admitted with COPD exacerbation. Dr. De Silva has also been actively involved in various publications.