Dr Babu Vadamalayan

Dr Babu Vadamalayan


Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

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26 years of experience
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“I highly recommend this doctor and he diagnosed reflux on our 8 weeks old. He did not recommend to exclude milk unnecessarily like 2 previous doctors and discussed the rationale for the treatment plan at every step “
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  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Gastroenterology
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Hepatology
  • Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Tamil
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4770839
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1,466 reviews


    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

    • Colorectal surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Capsule endoscopy
    • Upper GI endoscopy gastroscopy
    • Food allergy tests
    • Pancreatic function tests
    • Vomiting
    • Diarrhoea
    • Abdominal pain
    • Constipation
    • Food allergy
    • Poor weight gain
    • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
    • Celiac disease
    • Crohn's disease
    • Ulcerative colitis
    • Gastrointestinal problems
    • Paediatric endoscopy


    • Colonoscopy
    • Allergy Blood Tests
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • ECG (Electrocardiogram)
    • Endoscopy
    • Food Provocation (Challenge) Test
    • Gastroscopy
    • Health Check (Screening)
    • Immunisations
    • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    • Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
    • Paediatric (Pediatric) Dermatology
    • Paediatric Blood Tests
    • Paediatric Imaging
    • Skin Prick Test
    • Ultrasound
    • Vaccination Advice
    • Video Consultation
    • Well Baby Check
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    Special interests

    • Constipation
    • Diarrhoea
    • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    • Acid Reflux
    • Allergies
    • Appendicitis
    • Blood in Stool
    • Blood in Vomit
    • Chest Infection
    • Chest Pain
    • Childhood Obesity
    • Chronic Paediatric Disorder
    • Colic
    • Cow's Milk Protein Allergy
    • Food Allergies
    • Food Intolerance
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Reflux and Colic
    • Rickets
    • Threadworm
    • Weight Gain
    • Weight Loss
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    Primary Medical Qualification

    MB BS 1996 Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Med University

    Further Qualifications

    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

    Professional Memberships

    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

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