Dr Dhanupriya Sivapathasuntharam, Consultant Physician and Geriatrician

Dr Dhanupriya Sivapathasuntharam BMedSci(Hons), BMBS, MRCP (UK), PGDME

Consultant Physician and Geriatrician

BMedSci(Hons), BMBS, MRCP (UK), PGDME
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Areas of expertise

  • Orthogeriatrics
  • Perioperative medicine
  • Falls and bone health
  • General internal Medicine
  • Geriatric medicine
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Recommendations for Dr Sivapathasuntharam

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  • byMiss Homa Arshad, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    I have had the pleasure of working with the lovely Dr Siva for several years and have every confidence in her skills with the complex issues which frequently arise in older people’s medicine. It is reassuring to share patients with complex medial problems, as her expertise undoubtedly leads to better outcomes.

  • byMiss Claire Fitzgerald, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Dhanu has a unique and wide reaching knowledge of general and elderly medicine, and elderly complex trauma care. She is compassionate and committed, and does everything she can to achieve good outcomes for her patients.

  • byMiss Homa Arshad, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    I have had the pleasure of working with the lovely Dr Siva for several years and have every confidence in her skills with the complex issues which frequently arise in older people’s medicine. It is reassuring to share patients with complex medial problems, as her expertise undoubtedly leads to better outcomes.

  • byMiss Claire Fitzgerald, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Dhanu has a unique and wide reaching knowledge of general and elderly medicine, and elderly complex trauma care. She is compassionate and committed, and does everything she can to achieve good outcomes for her patients.

  • Address

    • Telephone or video consultation

      Available for patients, please call to arrange, W1G 6BW

    • The London Clinic

      20 Devonshire Place, Marylebone, London, W1G 6BW

    About Dr Dhanupriya Sivapathasuntharam

    GMC number: 4644808

    Year qualified: 1999

    Place of primary qualification: University of Nottingham

    Dr Dhanupriya Sivapathasuntharam is a Consultant Geriatrician at the Royal London Hospital, where she heads the Trauma and Perioperative Older Person’s Services. She specialises in the peri-operative management of the older surgical and trauma patients. She has considerable experience in managing complex cases with multiple co-morbidities including osteoporosis, dementia and falls. She is experienced in working jointly with surgeons in orthopaedics, neurosurgery, plastics, vascular, ear nose and throat, urology, general surgery and trauma. She has to be credit demonstrable improvements in mortality rates (particularly in hip fracture patients) and reductions in post-operative medical complications the perioperative period (both pre and post-operatively).

    She graduated in 1999 from the University of Nottingham and then undertook Higher Medical Training in Geriatric and General Internal Medicine at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital and Kings College Hospital, London. She worked as a substantive consultant at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust before returning to London in 2017.

    Dr Sivapathasuntharam is the Lead of the Undergraduate Geriatric Medicine Module at Barts and the London Medical School. In this role, she organises the curriculum as well as lectures and examines regularly.

    Areas of expertise

    • Orthogeriatrics
    • Perioperative medicine
    • Falls and bone health
    • General internal medicine
    • Geriatric medicine

    Professional memberships

    General Medical Council

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