Dr Rajaventhan Srirajaskanthan

Personal profile

Consultant Q&A Liver DiseaseDr Raj Srirajaskanthan is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is well experienced in all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology. 

Raj graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ medical school with both a medical degree and intercalated BSc. He undertook his post-graduate training in Oxford, London and South East England hospitals. In 2010 he was awarded an MD (Res) from University College London following breakthrough clinical research into gastrointestinal tumours including neuroendocrine tumours.

He is accomplished in endoscopy and colonoscopy and has attended a number of advanced endoscopy courses. In addition, he is an accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist. Previously he was awarded British Society of Gastroenterology travel fellowship to The Medical University of South Carolina, USA. 

His interests are in luminal gastroenterology with major clinical interest in dyspepsia, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, altered bowel habit and irritable bowel syndrome. Following his extensive training in hepatology at both liver transplant centres in London (Royal Free Hospital and Kings College Hospital) he has clinical and academic interest in Neuroendocrine tumours. He is deputy lead for the Kings health partners European Centre of Excellence in Neuroendocrine tumours. 

Raj undertook research at Royal Free Hospital and University College London. He is still actively involved in research and is vastly published in a number of journals. 

He has written and edited three textbooks, on liver disease and neuroendocrine tumours. He has co-authored book chapters for 6 other books, developed teaching modules and online educational articles.

Professional Membership

  • General Medical Council
  • Medical Protection Society
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • United Kingdom and Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumour Society
  • European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society

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