Dr. Dulmini Kariyawasam

Dr. Dulmini Kariyawasam

MBBS(hons), MSc( KCL), MRCP(UK), CCT( Diabetes and Endocrinology and General internal medicine), FRCP(UK)

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Offers video consultation
Recommended by 2 specialists
22 years of experience
12 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“The proposed treatment plan was cogent and reassuring“
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Subspecialties

  • Diabetes
  • General (Internal) Medicine
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Sinhala
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6035792
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,653 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,290 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    17:00 - 19:00
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    16:00 - 20:00
    Thu
    17:00 - 19:00
    Fri
    17:00 - 18:30
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Dulmini Kariyawasam, Consultant Endocrinologist and Diabetes Specialist, currently works within the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. She also sees patients privately in several London-based hospitals including HCA London Bridge/Shard, KIMs Sevenoaks Medical Centre, and Guy's and St. Thomas’s Private Health. She has a wealth of experience in managing and treating diabetes (type 1 and 2) in adults, adolescents, and children including complications of diabetes and the management of hypoglycaemia. She also is highly specialised in endocrine disorders including those of the adrenal gland, thyroid, ovaries and testis, menstrual problems, PCOS, and growth and puberty problems.

    Dr Kariyawasam graduated in 2000 with her undergraduate degree in medicine and surgery, before going on to do an MSc in Diabetes and Endocrinology at King’s College London. Following this, she underwent her specialist training in the London Deanery. Following her training, she was given membership to the Royal College of Physicians and was later made a Fellow for the same institute. She is also a member of Diabetes UK and American Diabetes Association and Endocrine Society.

     Dr Kariyawasam is an active member of the research community, publishing regularly in peer-reviewed journals. Throughout her career, she has been awarded several prizes for her work including the prestigious Niru-Goenka award of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists for innovative thinking. Alongside this award, the team that she works with has also won the HSJ award for the management of young adults with Type 1 diabetes. 

    Procedures

    • Video Consultation
    • Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
    • Blood Glucose Monitoring
    • Pituitary Function Test
    • Synacthen Test
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    Special interests

    • Pituitary Disorders
    • Cushing’s Syndrome
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Type 1 Diabetes
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Acromegaly or Gigantism
    • Addison’s Disease
    • Adrenal Disease
    • Disorders of Bone Metabolism
    • Endocrine Hypertension
    • Goitre
    • Graves’ Disease
    • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Hormone Disorders (Male)
    • Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female)
    • Hyperlipidaemia
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Menopause
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Osteoporosis
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Prolactinoma
    • Reproductive Disorders
    • Thyroid Nodules
    • Thyroid Problems
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    Education

    • Master of Science( Hons) -in Diabetes and Endocrinology King's College London 2008
    • MBBS ( Hons) Medical faculty Colombo 2000
    • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians UK ( FRCP) Roayal College of Physicians 2014
    • Completion of specialty training in Diabetes and Endocrinology Royal College of Physicians 2010
    • Member of the Royal college of Physicians(MRCP(UK) Royal College of Physicians 2005
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Diabetes & Endocrinology
    10/17
    Pituitary Disorders
    3/17
    Cushing’s Syndrome
    2/17
    Diabetes
    2/17
    Diabetes Insipidus
    2/17
    Type 1 Diabetes
    1/17
    Video Consultation
    1/17
    Vitamin D Deficiency
    1/17
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    The proposed treatment plan was cogent and reassuring
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I have been seeing Dr Dulmini Kariyawasam at St Thomas’ Hospital for almost 15 years now. Not only is she an exceedingly knowledgeable and progressive consultant, but also a very warm, patient and engaging person. I cannot recommend her highly enough.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Very kind doctor.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr. Dulmini Kariyawasam is great at listening to my concerns and the challenges I am facing in my diabetes management. We have very constructive discussions about changes I can make to improve my control. I come away from my consultations feeling I am able to make positive changes. My control has improved considerably over the course of the past few years where Dr Kariyawasam has been leading my care.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Dulmini was great from start to finish- professional, informative and very kind. Really responsive to emails/queries that I had and offered me explanations and reassurances when needed. Would throughly recommend.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    She is very easy to talk to, I feel listened to and respected. Next steps are always very clear too.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr. Kariyawasam is very approachable. During my visits with her, I was able to ask her any questions without hesitating. She also gives really good step-to-step advice on how to manage my sugar levels and now my sugars are under control!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Dulmini Kariyawasam is an excellent endocrinologist whom I would highly recommend. She is competent, a comprehensive communicator, very reassuring and extremely helpful.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr. Kariyawasam is an excellent, very caring and knowledgeable doctor.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Always has the time to answer questions and run through anything that you don’t understand. Very knowledgeable and personable. I would highly recommend.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 specialists
    Dr. Anand Velusamy
    Dr. Anand Velusamy
    Diabetes & Endocrinology
    Is a colleague

    "Dr Kariyawasam is an excellent colleague whom I have been working with for more than 7 years. She is highly proficient at her job, very knowledgeable, sincere and compassionate. She has been outstanding in her clinical skills and also very professional. Highly recommended."

    21-05-2021

    Recommended for:
    Hypothyroidism, Graves’ Disease, Thyroid Problems
    , Prolactinoma, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Parathyroid Disease, Diabetes
    Professor Luigi Gnudi
    Professor Luigi Gnudi
    Diabetes & Endocrinology

    "Doctor Kariyawasam is an excellent physician which goes beyond the specific patients' needs. She is knowledgeable, experienced, meticolous, professional and caring. Dr Kariyawasam is a colleague I have worked for many years and I recommend her highly. Superb as a doctor professionally and as an individual with her kind manners and generosity."

    11-12-2020

    Recommended for:
    Graves’ Disease, Thyroid Problems, Prolactinoma

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