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Dr Babu Vadamalayan is a paediatric doctor and gastroenterologist, sees children from birth to 18 years of age, currently practising in the UK.
Dr Vadamalyan qualified in 1996 with a Bachelor of Medicine. Following this, he then completed his fellowship at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 2001. Dr Vadamalyan then went on to get a Diploma in Paediatric Nutrition in 2006. As well as this in 2006 he went to Australia and completed a FRACP.
Since returning to the UK he has worked and gained experience in various international centres of excellence including King’s College Hospital, London, Great Ormond Street Hospital for children, London, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, The Children’s Hospital in Westmead, Sydney and Jichi Medical Centre, Japan. He is the lead gastroenterology consultant in King’s College Hospital and Evelina Children’s Hospital (Guy’s and St Thomas NHS trust) in London. Dr Vadamalayan has also trained at various international centres of excellence in the UK, Australia and Japan.
Dr Vadamalyan has special interests in children's GI investigations such as endoscopy (gastroscopy, balloon enteroscopy, capsule enteroscopy and colonoscopy), pH studies to diagnose reflux, hydrogen breath tests to diagnose lactose intolerance, food allergy tests and pancreatic function tests. He trains other paediatric doctors on endoscopy and run endoscopy course, and he is also the Chair for the endoscopy working group in BSPGHAN (British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition)
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
Primary Medical Qualification
MB BS 1996 Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Med University
FRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London 2001
MSc Paediatrics UCL, London 2006
DCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London 2001
Diploma in Paediatric Nutrition Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London 2006
FRACP (Part 1&2) Royal College of Paediatrics, Austra2006
Specialist Register entry date
Paediatrics From 27 Oct 2008
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
British Medical Association
American Gastroenterology Association
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy