Dr. Nihal Desilva, MD

Dr. Nihal Desilva, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Nihal Desilva, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Kinnelon, NJ. He graduated from University Of Colombo Faculty Of Med Colombo Sri Lanka and specializes in psychiatry and family medicine.

15 Kiel Ave Ste 301

Kinnelon, NJ 07405

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Personality Disorders
more than 63% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
more than 52% of peers
more than 45% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Family Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Desilva does not have any board certifications listed.

15  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Colombo Faculty Of Med Colombo Sri Lanka
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Desilva's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desilva to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Desilva's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Horrible doctor. No bed-side manner. Poor recognition of social norms. Removed from what constitutes typical family behavior. He does not listen, jumps to conclusions.
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