Dr Sugumaran has joined The Rutherford Clinic as Consultant Gastroenterologist in June 2020 and also works in the Hutt Valley DHB. He has moved with family from Northland where he established the gastroenterology department in the DHB and in private sector.

Dual trained in medicine and gastroenterology from UK, he also gathered valuable experience from two clinical fellowship positions in hepatology and interventional endoscopy (Wales and Auckland). Arjun prides himself in patient-centered care and practices evidence based medicine.

His skills cover diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy, colonoscopy and wireless capsule endoscopy.

He is happy to consult on patients with any gastro or liver disorders including inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, bowel cancer, deranged LFTs, coeliac disease, GERD, Helicobacter pylori, colonic polyps and rectal bleeding.