Dr Aathavan Loganayagam

Personal profile

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

He then spent two years during his postgraduate training as a research and endoscopy fellow at Guy's and St Thomas Hospitals, London. His research was in the fields of pharmacogenetics, inflammatory bowel disease and gastrointestinal malignancy. He has received awards and grants for outstanding research work, including the prestigious NHS Innovation London Award.

Dr Loganayagam has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals on all aspects of gastroenterology. He 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.

Dr Loganayagam is an approachable doctor who takes pride in his communication skills with patients. He is keen to ensure that patients are fully informed and involved in all aspects of their care.

Professional Membership

  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Royal College of Physicians

Clinical Interests

  • Inflammatory bowel disease. Principally the use of pharmacogenetics and novel treatment modalities to improve outcomes
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
  • Diagnosis and screening of gastrointestinal cancers
  • Hepatology
  • Irritable bowel syndrome/functional bowel disease
  • Dyspepsia/reflux
  • Nutrition
  • Coeliac disease

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