Dr. Kesavan Kandiah

Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterologist

London, SW1W 8RH

17 years of experience

Verified profile

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Gastroenterologist

London, SW1W 8RH

17 years of experience

Verified profile

Video
Consultation

Patient Trust Score

4.98

21 patient reviews

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

4.95

Explanation

28 of 48 total recommendations are for:

Gastroscopy

(11)

Gastroscopy

(9)

Colonoscopy

(8)

Other

(20)

Recent patient review

04 Jan 2023

Dr. Kandiah explains every step of the consultation and his line of thought, which made...

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About

Dr Kesavan Kandiah is a Consultant Gastroenterologist with many years of experience in performing endoscopy. He sees private patients at the Parkside Hospital.

Dr Kandiah trained in the University of Manchester, qualifying in 2006. He undertook specialist training in gastroenterology in the North West London Deanery and completed an Advanced Endoscopy Research Fellowship in Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth in 2017. His research on advanced endoscopic detection and resection techniques has been presented in national and international conferences. His work on advanced resection of colonic polyps was awarded the Marsha Dreyer Award by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in 2016. He has widely published on advanced endoscopy and continues to participate in endoscopy research.

He is a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist in St George’s University Hospital NHS Trust. His main interests are advanced therapeutic endoscopy (which include resection of large/complex colonic polyps) and endoscopy training. He leads the Complex Polyp Multi-Disciplinary Team and performs advanced endoscopic resections of complex colonic polyps in St George’s Hospital. He is the current Training Lead for Endoscopy in St George’s, which is recognised as a National Endoscopy Training Centre. He is also a National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme accredited endoscopist.

Areas of expertise

Based on patient reviews & endorsements by other professionals

  • Gastroscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Others

Subspecialties

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
  • General (Internal) Medicine
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

All conditions and treatments

  • Gastroscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
  • Bloating
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhoea
  • Diarrhoea

Registered with

General Medical Council

6145425

Qualifications

Education

MBChB

MRCP (London)

Memberships

Member of the British Society of Gastroenterology

Member of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

languages spoken

  • Tamil
  • Malay
  • English

consultation fees

  • New appointment: £250
  • Follow-up appointment: £200

insurers

  • Legal & General
  • Bupa Fee Assured
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health
  • Aetna
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Location

All locations

The Lister Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK

4.74

(1519)

Specialist's working hours

at All locations

Monday

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Tuesday

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Wednesday

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Thursday

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Friday

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Saturday

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Sunday

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Reviews

All reviews
Gastroscopy (9)
Gastroscopy (9)
Colonoscopy (8)
Stomach / Abdominal Pain (5)
Acid Reflux (4)

21 reviews

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Dr. Kandiah explains every step of the consultation and his line of thought, which made me feel confident about the diagnosis I was given.

04 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Stomach / Abdominal Pain

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Very pleasant, easy to talk to, & reassuring. Came away feeling very relieved.

30 Nov 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Change of bowel habit

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

He was extremely helpful as well as reassuring No negative feedback was the best medical experience I’ve had

13 Nov 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colonoscopy

4.67

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

4.00

Explanation

Dr Kandiah was really helpful and took all my concerns seriously, he never made me feel silly for asking questions and was very comforting when I was scared during a gastroscopy.

05 Nov 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Gastroscopy

Stomach / Abdominal Pain

Acid Reflux

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Very personable and knowledgeable

21 Jul 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colonoscopy

Gastroscopy

Stomach / Abdominal Pain

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

I was referred to Dr Kandiah for gastric investigation. He is highly skilled, professional and very pleasant to talk to - I'm a very happy patient. Highly recommended.

21 Jul 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Gastroscopy

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Dr Kandiah is very professional with a great bedside manner, putting me at ease at every step.

06 Jul 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Dr. Kandiah was very polite and attentive and took effort to listen to my complaints and to explain his prescriptions.

16 Jun 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Acid Reflux

Gastroscopy

Bloating

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Very friendly, reassuring and informative.

06 Jun 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colonoscopy

Gastroscopy

Acid Reflux

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Very thorough, very kind and questioning to get all the facts, even some I forgot. Felt very reassured and more confident about future. Thank you Dr Kandiah

12 May 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)

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What are Dr. Kesavan Kandiah's reviews like?

Dr. Kesavan Kandiah's overall patient rating is 4.98 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 21 reviews

What languages does Dr. Kesavan Kandiah speak?

Dr. Kesavan Kandiah speaks Tamil, Malay and English

Where is Dr. Kesavan Kandiah located?

Dr. Kesavan Kandiah primarily practices at The Lister Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK, located at Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
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