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 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 endoscopy at Oprington Endoscopy and 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.
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
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, Woolwich