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Dr Aathavan Loganayagam
MBBS BSc MRCP
Gastroenterology
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About

Dr Aathavan Loganayagam trained in medicine at Guy’s, King's and St. Thomas’ Medical School. He then underwent rigorous structured specialty training in gastroenterology and general internal medicine in the well-respected South London training programme.

During his postgraduate training, he spent two years as a research and endoscopy fellow at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. His research was in the fields of pharmacogenetics, inflammatory bowel disease and gastrointestinal malignancy. Throughout his medical career, Dr Loganayagam has received both awards and grants for outstanding research work, including the prestigious NHS Innovation London Award.

He has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals on all aspects of gastroenterology and is actively involved in clinical research in his NHS practice. He has particular local expertise in the practice of personalised medicine and the utilisation of novel therapeutic agents in the treatment of complex inflammatory bowel disease.

He is currently the lead clinician for inflammatory bowel disease and nutrition at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich. Diagnostic and advanced therapeutic endoscopy remains a major part of his clinical expertise, including assessment and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, strictures, polyps and cancers.

On a personal level, Dr Loganayagam is known for being an approachable doctor who takes pride in his communication skills and attentiveness with patients. He continually places an onus on ensuring that his patients are both fully informed and involved in all aspects of their care. 

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Special Interests

  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Video capsule endoscopy
  • Liver disease
  • Diagnosis and screening or surveillance of gastrointestinal cancers
  • Hepatology
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Functional bowel disease
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Nutrition
  • Diet
  • Coeliac disease
  • Rectal bleeding

Education

BSc King’s College London 1997

MBBS Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ School of Medicine, King’s College London 2000

MRCP U.K Royal College of Physicians 2003

Clinical fellow in endoscopy Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London 2007

Clinical fellow in inflammatory bowel disease Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London 2008

Reviews

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14-09-2017
Thorough and friendly

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