Paediatric gastroenterology

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Dr Dhamyanthi Thangarajah

Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Qualifications:

Bsc(Hons), MBBS,MRCPCH   

Year qualified:

2000

GMC No. or equivalent

4725200

Primary speciality:

Paediatric gastroenterology

Specialist interests:

Feeding difficulties, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, food allergy, Inflammatory bowel disease such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, Coeliac disease, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, functional gastrointestinal disorders such as recurrent abdominal pain, persistent diarrhoea, constipation and cyclical vomiting syndrome, complex enteral feeding, short gut syndrome and intestinal failure.

Professional memberships:

Member of the Royal College of paediatric and child health

Member of European Society Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition and

Member of European Crohn’s Colitis Organization   

PA name:

Caroline Thomson

Telephone:

0203 2994643

Consulting address:

Guthrie Clinic
King's College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

Clinic times:

By appointment

Consultation charges:

££300-£350Initial consultation

££200-£250Follow up consultation

Biography

Dr Thangarajah studied medicine at King’s college. Whilst studying for her medical degree she also obatined a first class Bachelor degree of science from King’s College. After graduating from King’s college she went on to specilalize in paediatric medicine completing her training at the Bart’s and the London. Dr Thangarajah then went onto subspecialize in paeditric gastroenterology completing her training on the prestigous accredited London circuit, gaining experience in paediatric gastroenterology, nutrition and hepatology in the major teaching hospitals’ in London. During this time she completed her PhD at Imperial College focussing on nutritional assessment in children with chronic gastrointestinal conditions. Research is still very much part of her clinical work as an NHS consultant.

Dr Thangarajah’s approach is a holistic one and the aims to deliver a consultant led service to her patients. She joined King’s College in 2015 after completing her PhD and is now involved in delivery of specialist services including, feeding clinic, food allergy clinic, inflammatory bowel disease and transitional services for children with inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal service.

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