DE SILVA Praveen

  • Clinical Lead of Endometriosis and Minimally Invasive Surgery Waitemata Health District, Auckland

Praveen is an Endometriosis specialist and completed an AGES Surgical Fellowship through Sydney Women’s Endosurgery Centre. He is an active member of AGES and FRANZCOG and has given lectures on pelvic pain, nerve blocks and robotic surgery at their scientific meetings.

He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery through the University of Otago in New Zealand. He has additionally completed a postgraduate thesis in medical cost effectiveness, for which he received first class honours. More recently Praveen has been the principal investigator in a published randomised controlled trial investigating post-operative pain control using a hypogastric nerve block. He continues to have research interests in pelvic pain and regularly collaborates with colleagues in Australia and the Middle East.

He was selected as a World Endometriosis Society Early Career Ambassador in 2023.