Dr Arjun Sugumaran

Dr Arjun Sugumaran
FRACP, MRCP (Gastro)
Consultant Gastroenterologist, Northland DHB

Born in India, trained in gastroenterology and hepatology in UK and now settled in New Zealand. Arjun has experience from 2 fellowships in UK and in Auckland on advanced endoscopy. He is a Consultant gastroenterologist in Northland DHB.

Areas of expertise:

  • Gastroscopy, colonoscopy- diagnostic and therapeutic,
  • ERCP
  • capsule endoscopy (pillcam) 
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease 
  • Coeliac disease
  • Dyspepsia and reflux disease 
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Anaemia and GI bleed, Nutrition 
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Viral hepatitis


  • CCST in gastroenterology and hepatology, UK
  • MRCP (Gastro), UK
  • MB BS, India

Current employment:

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist, Northland DHB
  • Chair of Endoscopy User Group, Northland DHB


  • New Zealand Society of Gastroenterologists
  • European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy