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Biography

Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and London Bridge hospital. He is the Clinical lead of Gastroenterology at Kings College Hospital and an Honorary Reader (Associate Professor) of Gastroenterology of Kings College London.  He is well experienced in all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology.  In 2010 he was awarded an MD (Res) from University College London following breakthrough clinical research into gastrointestinal tumours including neuroendocrine tumours.


He is a nationally accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist and deputy director of the Kings College bowel cancer screening centre.  He is accomplished in endoscopy and colonoscopy and has attended a number of advanced endoscopy courses.  In addition he was awarded British Society of Gastroenterology travel fellowship to The Medical University of South Carolina, USA. 
 

He is the Director of the Kings Health Partners ENETS Centre of Excellence Neuroendocrine tumour unit. He has a specialist interest in neuroendocrine tumours running both clinical and academic research units. 

He previously served on the NHS England Clinical reference group for hepatobiliary diseases between 2015-19. He currently is Chairman of the clinical practice committee of UKINETs and works on a taskforce for ENETs. 

His interests are in luminal gastroenterology with major clinical interest in dyspepsia, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, altered bowel habit and irritable bowel syndrome. 


He is still actively involved in research and runs an academic programme at Kings College London. He has published in a vast number of journals. He presents at both national and international meetings having won multiple awards, prizes, and travel grants for outstanding work.
He has written and edited three textbooks, on liver disease and neuroendocrine tumours. He has co-authored book chapters for 10 other books, developed teaching modules and online educational articles.

Education & Training

2018

FRCP, Royal College of Physicians

2011

MD (Res), University College London

2001

MB,BS, Guys Kings and St. Thomas' medical school

1998

BSc(Hons) in Neuroscience, University of London

Research Publications

Google Scholar link for current publications and citation index. 

Awards

2015

NIHR Leading Commerical investigator award

2012

Young investigator award, NANETS