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 endoscopy 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.
Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
Upper GI endoscopy
Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
Diagnosis and screening or surveillance of gastrointestinal cancers
Inflammatory Bowel disease (IBD)
Bacterial overgrowth/Intestinal Dysbiosis
MBBS Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ School of Medicine,
King’s College London 2000
MRCP U.K Royal College of Physicians 2003
BSc King’s College London 1997
Clinical fellow in endoscopy Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals,
Clinical fellow in inflammatory bowel disease Guy’s and St
Thomas’ Hospitals, London 2008
MRCP Royal College of Physicians 2003
Details of entry to
Certification of completion of training, 2010
British Medical Association
British Society of Gastroenterology