- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
Dr Pajaniappane is a Consultant Audiovestibular Physician, a rare type of medical specialist trained in the diagnosis and management of hearing and balance disorders.
He is a Consultant at one of the UK’s leading Audiovestibular medicine centres, with specialist knowledge and interest in dizziness, vertigo, vestibular and balance disorders. The majority of his workload tends to be referrals from other centres and specialists seeking his expertise. He has significant expertise having diagnosed and treated hundreds of patients.
He is otherwise Honorary Secretary for the British Association of Audiovestibular Physicians and a passionate advocate for patients with vestibular disorders. He regularly lecturers and teaches in respected course to a wide audience, sharing and promoting his expertise and passion in audiovestibular disorders. He has written multiple book chapters in respected publications.
He is research lead within his department with interests including vestibular migraine, Meniere's disease, Persistent Perceptual Postural Dizziness (PPPD) and Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD). He also sees patients with hearing loss & tinnitus for medical investigations and advising on management.
Dr Pajaniappane qualified from the prestigious Royal Free & University College London Medical School. Having initially trained in ENT surgery (otolaryngology) and, after successfully obtaining qualifications from the Royal College Surgeons of England (MRCS & DOHNS), he furthered his interest and passion for hearing and balance disorders, obtaining a Master's degree in Audiovestibular Medicine with Merit from University College London.
Dr Pajaniappane enjoys treating both children and adults having gained his experience at major London teaching hospitals such as Great Ormond Street.
With sound theoretical and research foundations, Dr Pajaniappane brings up to date evidence-based practice in the care of all his patients. He is able to offer both private consultation and relevant diagnostic testing.
Areas of interest
dizziness; vertigo; vestibular migraine; hearing loss; tinnitus; balance disorders; vestibular neuritis; meniere's disease; paediatric balance disorders; BPPV; audiovestibular; audiology; SCCD; PPPD; labyrinthitis; vestibular disorders; neurotology; neurootology; neuro-otology; endolymphatic hydrops; mal de debarquement; MDDS; ANSD; pulsatile tinnitus
Current NHS consultant posts held
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dizziness, Vertigo, Vestibular Migraine, Meniere's disease, PPPD, auditory neuropathy; ANSD
Travel, Football, Swimming,
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Fluent
- Tamil - Fluent
- Spanish - Conversational
- MSc in Audiovestibular Medicine University College London 2013
- Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons Royal College of Surgeons of England 2009
- MBBS Royal Free and University College Medical School 2006
- Diploma of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Royal College of Surgeons of England 2011
- BSc (Hons) Anatomy with Basic Medical Sciences University College London 2003
Reference number 6149289
Details of entry to specialist register
- Audiovestibular Medicine , 2018
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Audiovestibular Physicians
Member of Royal College of Physicians (London)
Member of Royal College of Surgeons of England
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (1-5)