Dr Nishan de Fonseka

Dr De Fonseka moved to Dorset in 2007 and is a full time NHS Consultant Geriatrician at University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

He has run the Tilt Table Testing service for University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust since 2010 and provides this Regional Service for the whole of Dorset for all age groups.

Dr de Fonseka has a passion for teaching and supporting trainees and is involved in providing regular medical teaching sessions for the Royal College Physicians Edinburgh.

Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council
  • British Geriatric Society
  • Medical Protection Society

Clinical Interests

  • Main Speciality Geriatric Medicine
  • Sub-speciality Falls/Syncope
  • Tilt-Table Testing
  • Date of first medical qualification 2000
  • Primary medical qualification M.B.B.S
  • GMC Reference Number 4776536
Dr De Fonseka has declared that he does not hold a share or financial interest in the Dorset Heart Clinic or any company owned by the Trust or Regent’s Park Healthcare.
Dr De Fonseka has declared that he does not hold a share or financial interest in equipment used at the Dorset Heart Clinic or any Trust or Regent’s Park Healthcare facility.
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