Dr Vishal Jayakar

Dr Vishal Jayakar


Consultant Haematologist

Lead for Commercial Education & Training- Haematology Institute-King’s College Health Partners

Sen Lecturer-Imperial College, London

NHS: Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Private Practice: Cromwell Hospital, Nuffield Health Cancer Centre London & Parkside, Kingston Private Healthcare

Special Interests:
  • Malignant Haematology- Lymphoma, Myeloma and Leukaemia
  • Bleeding and thrombotic disorders
  • Obstetric Haematology
  • Red cell disorders with complex anaemias
  • Bone marrow pathologies including platelet and white cell abnormalities


Dr Jayakar is a Senior Consultant Haematologist at Kingston Hospital, London (started in 2010), with academic attachments (Lead for education and training) at Kings College London (Since 2017) and holds a Sen Lecturer post at Imperial College, London.


He is adept in treating all malignant and benign haematological conditions, inclusive of Lymphoma, Myeloma, Leukaemia’s, red cell disorders and thrombosis. He leads haemato-oncology and transfusion services at Kingston Hospital.


Dr Jayakar is well renowned with his teaching prowess and runs the successful FRCPATH courses, oversubscribed by senior haematology trainees in UK and Ireland since 2012. He is the co-organiser (and main tutor) of the venerable Imperial Haematology courses with Prof Bain.

He has delivered teaching workshops and invited lectures in Europe, UAE, Singapore, India, and Sri-Lanka, in addition to UK & Ireland.


After completing his medical education and postgraduate training in internal medicine from King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India with 7 distinctions, Dr Jayakar did haematology SHO jobs at UCL and Royal Marsden, London whilst acquiring his MRCP qualification in 2003. He did his haematology specialist training at Imperial College NHS Trust-London (Hammersmith, St Mary’s and Royal Free Hospitals) acquiring his FRCPath- Haematology in 2008. Started as a Consultant haematologist at Kingston in 2010.

International Presentations

Oman medical specialty board- May 2018

Haematology Workshop (5 days) – Main tutor/invited speaker

Jayakar V.

150+ Delegates, Swiss Society of Haematology- Oct 2018

Diagnostic Dilemmas in Haematology- Invited plenary speaker

Jayakar V.

200+ delegates from 4 Nordic countries – April 2021

Nordic CLL Symposium- Main Moderator and speaker

Jayakar V.

Kuwait Haematology association – July 2019

Haematology trainee exam teaching workshop- Main tutor/invited speaker

Jayakar V.

Sri Lankan College of Haematology – 2012,2014,2016,2019,2022

Invited speaker for haematology workshops

Jayakar V.

100+ delegates from China- UKeMED events- 2019 & 2022

Case series of 5 Haematology webinars- Main speaker

Jayakar V.

Horizon scanning in Haematology- Webinar in Oct 2023

Mumbai haematology group- attended by 450+ delegates from 19 Asian countries

Jayakar V.

25 delegates from Saudi Arabia- May 2022

Chief Organiser/speaker – CLL preceptorship

Jayakar V.

The Kings college African edition May 2023

Diagnostics in haematology- Masterclass for Abuja, Nigeria

Jayakar V.

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