Dr Samuel Varagunan Arianayagam

Consultant Physician in Care of the Elderly


Year qualified:1985


Clinical Interests

  • Diagnosis and management of Parkinson's Disease and related disorders. He has developed the Basingstoke PD service based at the BNHFT with a PD Nurse during the last four years. Referrals for DAT Scans if appropriate
  • Lead for developing the Falls and Bone Health service for Older people at the Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital. Medical assessment, falls risk assessment and osteoporosis risk assessment for all older people with a recent or past history of falls and fractures. He has a close working relationship with Orthopaedic team
  • Investigation and treatment of patients with Falls and Syncope
  • Management of Cerebrovascular disease including TIA’s, strokes and Dementia

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Geriatraic Society
  • British Medical Association

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