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stethoscopeDr. Paramothayan is a Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Medicine. She qualified with several academic prizes and Distinction in Medicine. She trained at several leading hospitals in London and obtained her MRCP at first attempt (1996). She was appointed Consultant in 2001. She was elected Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Fellow of The American College of Chest Physicians in 2007.

Dr. Paramothayan has been appointed as Associate Foundation Dean for Health Education South London. She was the Director of Medical Education for St. Helier University Hospital from 2012-2015 and then Associate Medical Director for Education from 2015-2016. Dr. Paramothayan is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. She is a PACES examiner and member of the MRCP 1 Board. Dr. Paramothayan was a member of the Specialty Question Writing Committee for the Specialty Certificate Examinations from 2007-2013, member of the British Thoracic Society’s Education and Training Committee from 2009-2012 and member of the British Thoracic Society’s Professional and Organisational Standards Committee from 2012-2015. Dr. Paramothayan is Honorary Senior Lecturer at St. George’s Medical School, University of London.

As well as her medical qualifications, Dr. Paramothayan has an Honours degree in Medical Biochemistry and a PhD. She has many research interests and has several first author publications (as Dr. N. S. Paramothayan and Dr. Shanthi Paramothayan). Her main areas of research interest are sarcoidosis and obstructive sleep apnoea. She is currently leading a research team studying obstructive sleep apnoea in pregnancy.

Dr. Paramothayan is a Medical Educationalist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at St. George’s Medical School. She obtained Royal College of Physicians Educator status in 2006 and completed her Masters in Medical Education in 2010 with the Royal College of Physicians and University College London. She was elected Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2009, is an Academic Associate and is a member of the Association of Medical Educators.

Dr. Paramothayan has a Masters in Law (LLM: Legal Aspects of Medical Practice) from Cardiff Law School, specialising in Clinical Negligence. She is an Expert Witness and undertakes Medico-Legal work.

Dr. Paramothayan is included in The Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Dr. Paramothayan is happy to see patients with all types of Respiratory conditions at St. Anthony's Hospital and Shirley Oaks Hospital