Dr Prayman Sattianayagam


MA (Cantab), MBBChir, MD, FRCP

GMC number: 4673640

Practising since: 1999


Gastroenterology, General (internal) Medicine

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  • Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00 (Weekly)
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Dr Sattianayagam graduated from Cambridge University in 1999. His specialist gastroenterology training was in hospitals in London, Surrey and Sussex.  In addition to his medical and pharmacology degrees, in 2012 he was awarded a MD doctorate from University College London.

Dr Sattianayagam sees patients with all gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic problems. He has developed sub-specialty interests in endoscopy and liver disease. He was awarded a British Society of Gastroenterology travelling endoscopy fellowship to the Medical University of South Carolina, USA. Subsequently he completed a one year therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

He acquired further tertiary centre liver experience in Melbourne supplementing his previous training in London at the Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College Hospital, London and St George’s Hospital, London.

He is a consultant gastroenterologist, hepatologist and general physician at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (East Surrey and Crawley Hospitals).  He is also the British Society of Gastroenterology Clinical Services and Standards representative for the South-East England, as well as the Royal College of Physicians Regional Advisor for the South-East.

Special interests

  • General gastroenterology
  • Liver disease
  • Endoscopy

Other interests

  • Cancer management
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Nutrition

Personal interests

Travelling and spending time with my wife and two children

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Prayman Sattianayagam at Nuffield Health

  • Diagnostic endoscopy

Locations Dr Prayman Sattianayagam works with

Related experience


Dr. Sattianayagam’s doctorate research resulted in presentations at several international meetings and publication of numerous peer-reviewed papers in highly regarded medical journals. These were in the areas of inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal cancers, endoscopy, hepatology and nutrition.

He has continued his research involvement, with further presentations and publications. He has been a Principal Investigator in multi-centre studies studies of inflammatory bowel disease and liver disease. He is also a reviewer for medical journals.

Other posts held

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and Physician – Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (East Surrey and Crawley Hospitals)

Insurers Dr Prayman Sattianayagam works with

Dr Prayman Sattianayagam works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Aviva Health
  • CS Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth


Dr Prayman Sattianayagam does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Prayman Sattianayagam does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Prayman Sattianayagam does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.