Dr Nirshanthan Nagarajah



GMC number: 6054027


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Dr Nagarajah’s passion for being a doctor started in his primary school days. This continued as he undertook his secondary education with a scholarship at City of London School. He obtained his medical degree from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in 2002.

During his years in hospital training he has worked in cardiology, gastroenterology, intensive care, nephrology, geriatrics, oncology, haematology, neurology at hospitals including UCH, Addenbrookes, London Chest and Queens. During this time, he decided to become a GP following in the footsteps of his father.

Initially a GP for 10 months in Romford; since 2010 he has been a GP Partner where he leads on multiple clinical and non-clinical areas. In 2013 he became a Senior Clinical Tutor for the Clinical School at the University of Cambridge which involves teaching year 5 medical students both within practice and at the university, in 2023 he became Assistant Director of GP studies where he manages both the course and year 5 students.

Nirsha lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and 2 children. He is passionate about all kinds of music and plays the violin, piano, Carnatic violin and Miruthangam including having performed multiple times on stage. He also has interests in electronics, computing, finance, movies and cars.

Special interests

  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurology
  • Geriatrics
  • Men’s health
  • Palliative medicine
  • Pain management
  • Mental health

Locations Dr Nirshanthan Nagarajah works with

Related experience


  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Member of the British Medical Association
  • Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners

Other posts held

  • General Practitioner at New River Health (formerly Church Street Surgery, Ware)
  • Assistant Director of Studies University of Cambridge

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