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. He did his haematology specialist training at Imperial College NHS Trust-London (Hammersmith, St Mary’s and Royal Free Hospitals). He has been a Consultant Haematologist at Kingston Hospital, London since 2011. He runs the popular FRCPath 1 and 2 exam-oriented courses, which are subscribed by haematology trainees from all over the UK including delegates from UAE, Singapore, Hong-Kong, India and Srilanka. He also co-organises the venerable Imperial Morphology Courses with Prof Barbara Bain and has a honorary lecturer contract at Imperial College, London. He has conducted teaching workshops (as invited speaker) in Switzerland, Oman, Kuwait, India and Sri-Lanka He has been appointed at King’s College London since 2017 as faculty in an academic role for education and training.