Dr Kesavan Kandiah

Dr Kesavan Kandiah

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 06145425

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

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.

Areas of interest

Acid reflux; heartburn; difficulty in swallowing; painful swallowing; Barrett’s oesophagus; coeliac disease; abdominal pain; altered bowel habit; diarrhoea; constipation; rectal bleeding; anaemia; endoscopy; gastroscopy; flexible sigmoidoscopy; colonoscopy. bowel cancer screening; unintentional weight loss

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Procedures completed

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health Parkside Hospital (5-50)

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (1-5)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Parkside Hospital (1-5)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Parkside Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

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