Dr Rajaratnam Mathialagan graduated from Jaffna Medical Faculty in 1986. He then travelled to the UK for postgraduate medical training and was a research fellow at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital.
He completed his specialist registrar training in gastroenterology and general internal medicine at Oxford Deanery. Since 2000, he has been a consultant physician and gastroenterologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust, Norfolk.
He is very passionate about medical education and has been actively involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and training over the past 20 years in a variety of roles. Including as clinical sub-dean for the University of Cambridge, undergraduate student lead for Norwich Medical School and director of medical education and training at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust.
He is also heavily involved in all aspects of the MRCP(UK) PACES exam. Regularly hosting exams, examining both within the UK and overseas, and as a panel member of the Chairs of Examiners.