Dr Aathavan Loganayagam: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine
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Dr Aathavan Loganayagam

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

 

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist
Overview

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

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 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. 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.

Areas of interest

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; Change in or altered bowel habit; Abdominal pain; Diarrhoea; Constipation; Bloating; Weight loss; Swallowing problems; Abnormal liver function tests (LFTs); Crohn's disease; Ulcerative colitis; Peptic ulcer; General gastroenterology; Colorectal cancer; Bowel cancer; Pancreatic cancer; Jaundice; Stomach cancer; Oesophageal cancer; Barretts oesophagus; Anaemia; Iron deficiency; Loose stools; Alcoholic liver disease; Bacterial overgrowth; Food intolerance; Food allergy; FODMAP diet; Cirrhosis; Polypectomy; APC; Diverticular disease; Indigestion; Nausea; Vomiting; Bravo pH study; Oesophageal manometry

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (1-5) BMI The Blackheath Hospital (1-5)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • G8083

    Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • G8080

    Capsule endoscopy (including interpretation and evaluation) - (1-5)

    BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital (1-5)

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