Dr Visvalingam Gnanananthan
MBBS, MD (Radiology), MSc (Nuclear Medicine)
"Spire St Anthony's is a well equipped hospital with a very good working environment and friendly staff."
I have been in the field of Radiology since 1994. I have had extensive training in all modalities in Radiology at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (a 3,000 bed tertiary centre) and at Guy's & St Thomas NHS Trust. I have been working as a Consultant in Radiology since 2001. I have worked in Teaching and District General Hospitals in Sri Lanka and the National Hospital of Sri Lanka as a Consultant till 2006. I have been working in the NHS since 2006 at consultant level and have worked in various trusts, including tertiary referral centres.
I have wide experience in CT scanning, plain radiography (X-ray) reporting and ultrasound. My special interest is Nuclear Medicine planar and Hybrid SPECT/CT imaging.
I report around 2,500 CT scans each year and similar number of Nuclear Imaging. From 2008-2014, I did more than 2,000 ultrasounds per year and more than 14,000 plain x-ray reporting.
I am ARSAC License holder for Nuclear Imaging at my NHS Trust and Lead Radiologist for Haematology MDT.
Spire St Anthony's Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBBS / University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka / 1987
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MD Radiology / University of Colombo, Sri Lanka / 1999
Doctor of Medicine in Radiology
MSc (Nuclear Medicine Science and Practice) / Kings College, London / 2017
Master of Science
Royal College of Radiologists
British Institute of Radiology
British Medical Ultrasound Society
British Medical Association
American Roentgen Ray Society
Sri Lanka College of Radiologists
Radiological Society of North America
British Society of Cardiac Imaging
British Nuclear Medicine Society
European Association of Nuclear Medicine
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
ARSAC License holder and Designated Nuclear Medicine Practitioner St Helier Hospital, Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust
I am married and live with my wife and two daughters (who are currently at university). My hobbies are reading, especially current affairs and also watching movies.