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I studied Medicine at St.John's Medical College, Bangalore, India, followed by post graduate training in General Medicine (MD-General Medicine) at Madras Medical College, Chennai, India. I came to the UK in 2002, and have trained in various hospitals since then. I completed higher specialist training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Welsh Rotation, and received my Certificate of Completion in Training (CCT) in 2011. I spent six months at the Liver Unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham as an Honorary Consultant in 2012-2013.
I have worked as a consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Cardiff and Vale NHS trust since 2011.
Areas of interest
Abdominal pain and weight loss; heartburn; indigestion and reflux symptoms; diarrhoea; vomiting; jaundice; anaemia; malabsorption ( including Coeliac disease); Irritable Bowel Syndrome, constipation; rectal bleeding ; stomach pain and discomfort; abdominal bloating ; problems swallowing; liver problems ; change in bowel habits ; tummy pain; loose stools ; worried about bowel cancer and other gastrointestinal symptoms.
Subspecialty Interests include liver related problems-investigation of abnormal liver function tests; jaundice; hepatitis; fatty liver disease; liver cirrhosis and its complications and hepatocellular cancer ;
Procedures performed: Gastroscopy; Colonoscopy; flexible sigmoidoscopy ; capsule endoscopy
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board , mainly working at University Hospital of Wales
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Tamil - Native or bilingual
- Kannada - Conversational
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MBBS St John's Medical College, Bangalore 1996
- MD( General Medicine) Madras Medical College 2001
- Specialist Training in Gastroenterology Welsh Deanery 2005
- Honorary Consultant, Transplant Hepatology Unit Queen Elizabeth Hospital Brmingham 2012
Reference number 6030110
Details of entry to specialist register
- Gastroenterology and GIM, 2011
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians ( London)
British Society of Gastroenterology
British Association of Study of Liver Diseases
- The Cardiff BayDunleavy DriveCARDIFFCF11 0SN
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 029 2074 4879
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