Consultant Profile

Dr Daya Pandita-Gunawardena

Dr Daya Pandita-Gunawardena MBBS (Ceylon), MRCP, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Gatwick Park Hospital
  • Geriatric medicine
    • Dementia
    • Hypertension
Special clinical interests:

Memory deterioration including Alzheimer’s disease
Vascular dementia and related disorders
Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders

Research interests:

Heart failure
Parkinson's disease

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Physician in Medicine for the Elderly, University Hospital Lewisham, London

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Medical Association
British Geriatrics Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Insured - 01293 778 919; Self funding - 01293 778 906
Private secretary telephone number:
0208 333 3379
Private secretary fax:
0208 333 3381
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Pandita-Gunawardena is currently working as a Consultant Physician in Elderly Medicine at the University Hospital Lewisham, a post that he has held for the last 29 years. He is the Senior Consultant in the Department of Elderly Medicine at the University Hospital Lewisham, which is a teaching hospital working with the Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in London.

Dr Pandita-Gunawardena’s special interests include cognitive disorders, Parkinson’s disease and hypertension. He is also the Lead Consultant for Intermediate Care. He has been closely involved with many health care development projects and has acted as Chairman in many of these committees. He has a wide research interest and has presented papers at national and international conferences and has published widely.

He was closely involved with the development of the first anti-Alzheimer medication in the UK and established a memory clinic at University Hospital Lewisham five years ago.

Dr Pandita-Gunawardena's practice at Spire Gatwick Park Hospital includes: Memory deterioration including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia and related disorders, Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

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Dr Daya Pandita-Gunawardena

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