Having received post graduate training in general medicine and gastroenterology from Newcastle and Mersey region, Dr Padmakumar is experienced in all aspects of diagnostic and therapeutic gastroenterology and endoscopy.
Dr Padmakumar has been working as a Consultant Gastroenterologist since 1997. He deals with patients suffering from a wide range of disorders like inflammatory bowel disease, peptic ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, coeliac disease and hepatobiliary-pancreatic diseases. Dr Padmakumar has a particular interest in NASH and viral hepatitis.
Symptoms for which patients are commonly referred are:
- Abdominal pain
- Rectal bleeding
- Abnormal liver function test
- Irritable bowel syndrome
He undertakes the following treatments:
- ERCP, biliary stone extraction
- Dilatation and stenting of esophageal stricture