Taniya DeSilva, MD


Acting Section Chief and  Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship

Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, LSUHSC


LSU Healthcare Network Clinic
3700 St. Charles Ave., 3rd Floor
New Orleans, LA  70115
Phone: (504) 412-1325
Fax: (504) 412-1498

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Academic Office

1542 Tulane Avenue
Room 445, Box T4M-2
New Orleans, LA  70112


M.D. - New York Medical College Valhalla, New York

M.S. - Georgetown Univeristy, Washington D.C.

B.A. - Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts


Dr. Taniya de Silva serves as Program Director of the Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Fellowship Program. She is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology.  A graduate of New York Medical College, she completed her residency at Boston Medical Center and her endocrinology fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.  At the University of Massachusetts, Dr. de Silva worked in the general endocrine clinic where she performed thyroid ultrasounds and fine needle aspiration biopsies of the thyroid.  She also worked in the UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence and staffed a transitional diabetes clinic for adolescents with diabetes.  Dr. de Silva treats patients with a broad range of endocrine disorders with a particular interest in thyroid disorders and diabetes.

Teaching Activities

Program Director - Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Fellowship

Committees & Administrative Responsibilities

Clinical Practice Leadership Group
Houses Program - Small group leader and mentor for medical students' mentoring program at LSUHSC School of Medicine.
LSU Health Sciences Center Curriculum Renewal Committee Member
LSUHSC School of Medicine Strategic Planning Effort: Work Group on Faculty Development and Mentoring

Additional Info


Affiliated Hospitals & Clinics

General Endocrine Clinic

LSU Multispecialty Clinic - St. Charles