Dr. Ginige S Desilva, MD



Internal Medicine     -  Florida,  Saint Petersburg

 Overview

Dr. Ginige S Desilva, MD works in Saint Petersburg, Florida is a specialist in Internal Medicine, Rheumatology and graduated Flinders University Of South Australia in 1995. Dr. Desilva is affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, South Florida Baptist Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, Saint Petersburg General Hospital, Edward White Hospital, Northside Hospital &Tampa Bay Heart Institute, Bayfront Medical Center, Saint Anthony's Hospital, Palms of Pasadena Hospital and practicing for 22 years

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 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology
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 Conditions

  • Airway Disorders
  • Allergy and-or Sensitivity Elimination Reprogramming Technique
  • Aspergillus Spp Fungus Allergy
  • Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
  • Aureobasidium (Pullularia) Fungus Allergy
  • Barium Enema
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chronic Cough
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Deviated Septum
  • Device Implantation and Extraction
  • Dog Allergy
  • Dystonia, Focal, Task-Specific (FTSD)
  • Epilepsy, X - Linked - Learning Disabilities - Behavior Disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Chocolate
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Citric Acid Intolerance
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Food Additives
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Sulphite
  • Food Additive Allergy
  • Food Additive Allergy - Annatto
  • Food Allergy - Carp
  • Food Allergy - Castor Bean
  • Hemofiltration
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis
  • Hypothermia
  • Infertility Surgery
  • Intestinal Epithelial Dysplasia
  • Lumbar Epidural Nerve Block
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
  • Mood Changes
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Oculo-Cerebro-Acral, (Roberts-Like) Ectrodactyly
  • Open Wound
  • Ovarian Insufficiency Due to FSH Resistance
  • Pneumatic Dilations (PD)
  • Primary Care for Adults
  • Primitive Reflex Integration
  • Prism Lenses
  • Prolapse Treatment
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Radiation-Related Neoplasm
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Steppage Gait
  • Stress Test
  • Syncopal Tachyarrhythmia
  • Visual Field Loss
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 Procedures

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus Erythematosus
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine
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 Years Since Graduation

  • 22
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 State License

  • Florida
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 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Medical School


Flinders University Of South Australia


Graduated: 1995

Residency Hospital


Baylor College Of Med


Year completed: 2001

Internship Hospital


Baylor College Of Med


Year completed: 1999

Fellowship Hospital


Baylor College Of Med


Year completed: 2004

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 Awards

1   ACR
2   AAAAI
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 Dr. Desilva Ratings

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Allergy and Rheumatology LLC

5100 Seminole Boulevard
Florida (FL)
Saint Petersburg,
33708

  (727) 319-4535

Accepting New Patients

  • No
* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.
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 Map & Directions



Allergy and Rheumatology LLC, 5100 Seminole Boulevard, Saint Petersburg, Florida (FL), 33708



5100 Seminole Boulevard, Saint Petersburg, Florida, 33708


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 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Care HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Select
  • BlueDental Choice
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • Employer Group Open Access HMO
  • Employer Group PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • GEHA
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • NetworkBlue
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • Select HMO
  • Tampa Bay CoreNet
  • Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellpath Preferred PPO

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 Affiliated Hospitals


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Morton Plant North Bay Hospital

6600 Madison Street Florida FL, New Port Richey, 34652

Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is a hospital located in New Port Richey, FL. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 6 of 6 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 3 of 6 procedures.



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South Florida Baptist Hospital

301 North Alexander Street Florida FL, Plant City, 33563

South Florida Baptist Hospital is a hospital located in Plant City, FL. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 6 of 6 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 6 of 6 procedures.



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Mease Countryside Hospital

3231 Mcmullen Booth Road Florida FL, Safety Harbor, 34695

Mease Countryside Hospital is a hospital located in Safety Harbor, FL. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 2 of 12 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 2 of 12 procedures.






Saint Petersburg General Hospital

6500 38th Avenue North Florida FL, Saint Petersburg, 33710

St. Petersburg General Hospital is a growing 219-bed facility, providing comprehensive emergency, diagnostic, medical and surgical services, including a dedicated women's health program. We have a long history as a quality provider of acute care in Pinellas County. __________________________________________________ ADVANCED TECHNOLOGYSt. Petersburg General Hospital is now offering potential emergency room patients how long the wait is before they make the trip. Patients can text 23000 with the word ER in the text body to find out the wait time from their cell phone. Electronic Health Record (EHR) – With EHR, access to patient health information is simplified and patient safety and quality improved. Our hospitals have brought numerous clinical components for the EHR on-line through major investments in technology. Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) –The PACS system immediately digitizes images such as X-rays, and other scans including CT, MRI and PET, so they can be stored and electronically viewed on screens anywhere. This enables doctors and other health care professionals to access the images, even remotely, and to compare new images with previous images at the touch of a button. Electronic Medication Bar Coding System (eMAR) – We led a national effort to reduce medication errors by placing this system in all of our hospitals. Bar codes on medications are scanned at the patient's bedside, providing our clinical staff with an effective tool to ensure that the right patient receives the right medication at the right time through the right route. __________________________________________________ Accreditations and CertificationsACCREDITED HOSPITAL (JOINT COMMISSION) ACCREDITED BREAST CENTER WITH DIGITAL IMAGING & CAD (ACR)ACCREDITED CHEST PAIN CENTER WITH PCI (SCPC) CERTIFIED ADVANCED PRIMARY STROKE CENTER (JOINT COMMISSION)


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Edward White Hospital

2323 9th Avenue North Florida FL, Saint Petersburg, 33713

Edward White Hospital is named in memory and in honor of Edward Higgins White, II, a Gemini 4 astronaut and the first American to walk in space. The hospital was built in 1976 and is located in the central St. Petersburg area.__________________________________________________ ADVANCED TECHNOLOGYEdward White Hospital is now offering potential emergency room patients how long the wait is before they make the trip. Patients can text 23000 with the word ER in the text body to find out the wait time from their cell phone. Electronic Health Record (EHR) – With EHR, access to patient health information is simplified and patient safety and quality improved. Our hospitals have brought numerous clinical components for the EHR on-line through major investments in technology. Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) –The PACS system immediately digitizes images such as X-rays, and other scans including CT, MRI and PET, so they can be stored and electronically viewed on screens anywhere. This enables doctors and other health care professionals to access the images, even remotely, and to compare new images with previous images at the touch of a button. Electronic Medication Bar Coding System (eMAR) – We led a national effort to reduce medication errors by placing this system in all of our hospitals. Bar codes on medications are scanned at the patient's bedside, providing our clinical staff with an effective tool to ensure that the right patient receives the right medication at the right time through the right route. __________________________________________________ Accreditations and CertificationsACCREDITED HOSPITAL (JOINT COMMISSION) ACCREDITED CHEST PAIN CENTER WITH PCI (SCPC) ACCREDITED CLINICAL HYPERBARIC FACILITY (UHMS) CERTIFIED ADVANCED PRIMARY STROKE CENTER (JOINT COMMISSION)


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Northside Hospital &Tampa Bay Heart Institute

6000 49th Street North Florida FL, Saint Petersburg, 33709

At Northside Hospital, we are proud to provide our community with the latest technology, delivered by a dedicated team of skilled medical professionals, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition, Northside Hospital is a teaching hospital accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for the Internship and Residency Program. Founded in 1976, Northside Hospital & Heart Institute is a 288-bed facility located in the heart of South Pinellas County.At Northside Hospital, you will find many of the advanced capabilities of a large regional medical center, including state-of-the-art diagnostic and surgical services. This unique facility offers highly sophisticated specialties including the Spine Care Center and Northside Imaging Center. In addition, emergency care, critical, intensive, neurointensive care, orthopedics, a wide range of rehabilitative services, plus programs specifically designed for the needs of seniors are available.While Northside Hospital offers the services, specialties and programs you'd expect to find in a large medical center, our special brand of caring is delivered in the comfortable, intimate setting of a neighborhood hospital. Our more than 400 affiliated doctors and highly qualified staff of trained healthcare professionals are among the very best in Florida.At Northside Hospital, we also enjoy strong relationships with the nation's leading health insurance providers. We recognize and honor virtually all group and individual plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. __________________________________________________ ADVANCED TECHNOLOGYNorthside Hospital provides potential emergency room patients average ER wait times, before they make the trip. Patients can text 23000 with the word ER in the text body to find out the wait time from their cell phone.Electronic Health Record (EHR) – With EHR, access to patient health information is simplified and patient safety and quality improved. Our hospitals have brought numerous clinical components for the EHR on-line through major investments in technology. Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) –The PACS system immediately digitizes images such as X-rays, and other scans including CT, MRI and PET, so they can be stored and electronically viewed on screens anywhere. This enables doctors and other health care professionals to access the images, even remotely, and to compare new images with previous images at the touch of a button. Electronic Medication Bar Coding System (eMAR) – We led a national effort to reduce medication errors by placing this system in all of our hospitals. Bar codes on medications are scanned at the patient's bedside, providing our clinical staff with an effective tool to ensure that the right patient receives the right medication at the right time through the right route. __________________________________________________ Accreditations and CertificationsACCREDITED HOSPITAL (JOINT COMMISSION) ACCREDITED CHEST PAIN CENTER WITH PCI (SCPC) CERTIFIED ADVANCED PRIMARY STROKE CENTER (JOINT COMMISSION)


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Bayfront Medical Center

701 6th Street South Florida FL, Saint Petersburg, 33701

Bayfront Medical Center is a hospital located in Saint Petersburg, FL. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 13 of 13 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 2 of 13 procedures.



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Saint Anthony's Hospital

1200 7th Avenue North Florida FL, Saint Petersburg, 33705

Saint Anthony's Hospital is a non-profit hospital located in Saint Petersburg, FL. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 13 of 13 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 10 of 13 procedures.



Palms of Pasadena Hospital photo


Palms of Pasadena Hospital

1501 Pasadena Avenue South Florida FL, Saint Petersburg, 33707

Palms of Pasadena Hospital is a hospital located in Saint Petersburg, FL. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 8 of 9 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 6 of 9 procedures.



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