Dr. Dulmini Kariyawasam

Dr. Dulmini Kariyawasam

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

Endocrinology & Diabetes

Recommended by 2 specialists
22 years of experience
12 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

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Subspecialties

  • Diabetes
  • 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
    2,785 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,377 reviews

    120 Old Broad Street

    120 Old Broad Street, London, United Kingdom, EC2N 1AR
    21 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    17:00 - 19:00
    Tue
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    Wed
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    Thu
    17:00 - 19:00
    Fri
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    Sat
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    Sun
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    About

    Dr. Dulmini Kariyawasam has been a consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and General internal medicine at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation trust since 2010. She was awarded a Masters in Diabetes and Endocrinology by the King’s College London in 2008 and the Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians, London in 2015.

    She leads young adult diabetes and endocrine services at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital and has a special interest in the management of young adults with both diabetes and endocrine problems. She has expertise in managing type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and a broad range of endocrine problems. She works closely with a team of multidisciplinary members such as specialist nurses, radiologists, surgeons providing comprehensive diabetes and endocrine care. She has pioneered innovative models of care for young adults and has won national awards in the field. She leads the undergraduate Diabetes and endocrine teaching at the trust for the Kings College London medical school and is a Senior Lecturer of the King’s College London.

    She also runs clinics providing care for a wide range of endocrine diseases including pituitary, adrenal, parathyroid, calcium disorders, and ovarian and testicular disorders. She has expertise in the management of pubertal problems, growth issues, and other endocrine issues that affect young adults.  

    Her research interests include management of diabetes during the adolescent phase, education and supporting young adults with diabetes, and management of hypoglycemia. She is a member of professional diabetes and endocrine societies.

    Areas of interest:

    Endocrine: Thyroid disorders( both underactive and overactive, goitre and. Thyroid nodules) adrenal, pituitary, calcium, ovarian( irregular menstrual cycles, amenorrhoea), and testicular problems( hypogonadism). 

    Growth problems and pubertal problems, PCOS and menstrual problems, and Hirsutism in over 16 years old patients. Weight management and metabolic syndrome.

    Diabetes; Management of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, using technology to manage type 1 diabetes including pump, sensors and flash glucose monitoring, management of Type 2 diabetes and its complications, optimisation of glycaemic control and risk factors, Management of hypoglycemia.

    Procedures

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

    • Pituitary Disorders
    • Cushing’s Syndrome
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • 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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