Dr. Dulmini Kariyawasam

Dr. Dulmini Kariyawasam

MBBS(hons), MSc( KCL), MRCP(UK), CCT( Diabetes and Endocrinology and General internal medicine), FRCP(UK)

Endocrinology

Recommended by  
2 specialists

20 years of experience
12 years as a specialist
Video consultation
                            available

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“I have been seeing Dr Dulmini Kariyawasam at St Thomas’ Hospital for almost 15 years now. Not only is she an exceedingly knowledgeable and progressive consultant, but also a very warm, patient and engaging person. I cannot recommend her highly enough.“
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Subspecialties

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • General (Internal) Medicine
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Sinhala
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6035792
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1763 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1516 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    08:30 - 13:00
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    08:30 - 12:15
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Dulmini Kariyawasam is a Specialist in Diabetes and Endocrinology, currently based at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and the private practice at HCA London Bridge/Shard, KIMs Sevenoaks Medical Centre and Guy's and St.Thomas' Private health, London. Her areas of interest include management of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, complications of diabetes, management of hypoglycaemia, endocrine disorders: adrenal, thyroid, ovarian and testicular, menstrual problems, PCOS and growth and puberty problems.She has expertise in managing diabetes and endocrine problems in adolescents and young adults.

    Dr Kariyawasam qualified in Medicine with Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degrees in 2000. She completed a Master of Science at King’s College London in 2008 in Diabetes and Endocrinology.She completed her specialist training at the London Deanery in 2010 . She has a Membership of the Royal College of Physicians(UK) and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians(UK) .

    In addition, Dr Kariyawasam has many research interests and has published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. She has received many awards including Niru-Goenka award of Association of British Cinical DIabetologist(ABCD) for innovative thinking, in 2013 . Her Team has won many national awards including HSJ award for management of young adults with Type 1 diabetes. She also has professional memberships including Member of the Diabetes UK and Member American Diabetes Association and Endocrine Society.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Adrenocorticotrophin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
    • Blood Glucose Monitoring
    • Pituitary Function Test
    • Synacthen Test
    • Diabetes
    • Adrenal Disease
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Pituitary Disorders
    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Reproductive Disorders
    • Thyroid Problems
    • High Blood Pressure
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    Procedures

    • Video Consultation
    • Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
    • Blood Glucose Monitoring
    • Pituitary Function Test
    • Synacthen Test
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    Special interests

    • Cushing’s Syndrome
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Pituitary Disorders
    • Type 1 Diabetes
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Acromegaly or Gigantism
    • Addison’s Disease
    • Adrenal Disease
    • Disorders of Bone Metabolism
    • Endocrine Hypertension
    • Goitre
    • Graves’ Disease
    • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Hormone Disorders (Male)
    • Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female)
    • Hyperlipidaemia
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Menopause
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Osteoporosis
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Prolactinoma
    • Reproductive Disorders
    • Thyroid Nodules
    • Thyroid Problems
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    Education

    • Master of Science( Hons) -in Diabetes and Endocrinology King's College London 2008
    • MBBS ( Hons) Medical faculty Colombo 2000
    • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians UK ( FRCP) Roayal College of Physicians 2014
    • Completion of specialty training in Diabetes and Endocrinology Royal College of Physicians 2010
    • Member of the Royal college of Physicians(MRCP(UK) Royal College of Physicians 2005
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Diabetes & Endocrinology
    9/16
    Cushing’s Syndrome
    2/16
    Diabetes
    2/16
    Diabetes Insipidus
    2/16
    Pituitary Disorders
    2/16
    Type 1 Diabetes
    1/16
    Video Consultation
    1/16
    Vitamin D Deficiency
    1/16
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    Sort by:
    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I have been seeing Dr Dulmini Kariyawasam at St Thomas’ Hospital for almost 15 years now. Not only is she an exceedingly knowledgeable and progressive consultant, but also a very warm, patient and engaging person. I cannot recommend her highly enough.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Very kind doctor.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr. Dulmini Kariyawasam is great at listening to my concerns and the challenges I am facing in my diabetes management. We have very constructive discussions about changes I can make to improve my control. I come away from my consultations feeling I am able to make positive changes. My control has improved considerably over the course of the past few years where Dr Kariyawasam has been leading my care.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Dulmini was great from start to finish- professional, informative and very kind. Really responsive to emails/queries that I had and offered me explanations and reassurances when needed. Would throughly recommend.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    She is very easy to talk to, I feel listened to and respected. Next steps are always very clear too.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr. Kariyawasam is very approachable. During my visits with her, I was able to ask her any questions without hesitating. She also gives really good step-to-step advice on how to manage my sugar levels and now my sugars are under control!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Dulmini Kariyawasam is an excellent endocrinologist whom I would highly recommend. She is competent, a comprehensive communicator, very reassuring and extremely helpful.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr. Kariyawasam is an excellent, very caring and knowledgeable doctor.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Always has the time to answer questions and run through anything that you don’t understand. Very knowledgeable and personable. I would highly recommend.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Trust and continuity are very important to me. In the 12 years that I have been under the medical care of Dr. Kariyawasam, she has shown a great understanding of this. Thank you
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:
    2

    Endocrinology

    Dr. Anand Velusamy
    Dr. Anand Velusamy
    Endocrinology

    21-05-2021

    Dr Kariyawasam is an excellent colleague whom I have been working with for more than 7 years. She is highly proficient at her job, very knowledgeable, sincere and compassionate. She has been outstanding in her clinical skills and also very professional. Highly recommended.

    For specialty: Endocrinology
    For conditions: Hypothyroidism, Graves’ Disease, Thyroid Problems, Prolactinoma, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Parathyroid Disease, Diabetes
    For procedures: Video Consultation
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Professor Luigi Gnudi
    Professor Luigi Gnudi
    Endocrinology

    11-12-2020

    Doctor Kariyawasam is an excellent physician which goes beyond the specific patients' needs. She is knowledgeable, experienced, meticolous, professional and caring. Dr Kariyawasam is a colleague I have worked for many years and I recommend her highly. Superb as a doctor professionally and as an individual with her kind manners and generosity.

    For specialty: Endocrinology
    For conditions: Graves’ Disease, Thyroid Problems, Prolactinoma, Hyperthyroidism, Parathyroid Disease, Diabetes
    For procedures: Video Consultation, Pituitary Function Test

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