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Arun Thiyagarajan

Medical Director (UK) Health Clinics, Bupa

Arun is currently the Medical Director for UK Clinics.

Arun qualified from Imperial College with a distinction in medicine, later completing academic specialist training in general practice in London. He holds membership to both the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of General Practitioners and has an array of experience in delivering safe and effective care across multiple sites and organisations.

He is particularly passionate about digital innovation in primary care, this together with a commercial mindset has meant that he has been able to successfully implement technological step-changes in NHS GP practices across London and Oxford.

Arun previously held an NIHR award which has culminated in progression towards an MPH from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; where his research work focuses around the provision of synchronous video consultations in primary care. He also has multiple peer-reviewed publications ranging from sexual health to breast cancer. Previous experience outside of medicine and management also includes asset services analysis at Morgan Stanley.

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