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ABOUT DR. SRINIWAS THAKUR  M. B. B. S, M. D. GERIATRIC MEDICINE (AIIMS, NEW DELHI) Your Geriatrician

Dr. Sriniwas Thakur is a Consultant Geriatrician (an Elderly Care Specialist Physician).  He has always excelled in his academics throughout school and college. He is a distinction holder in MBBS, with individual subject distinctions in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Forensic Medicine, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics and was the Topper of his medical college in Final Year MBBS in 2009. He did his Externship from Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai in 2010. 

COMMON PROBLEMS IN ELDERLY / SENIOR CITIZENS

General Medical Health Issues

Diagnosis & Appropriate Management of disorders like Diabetes, High or Low Blood Pressure, COPD/Asthma, Heart Disease & any other health issues in Senior Citizens.
Falls, Gait & Balance Issues in Elderly

Assessment & Management of Falls, Dizziness, Loss of balance, Restriction in Mobility, Gait disorders, Parkinson disease and others. Interventions targeted towards Falls prevention.

Dementia & Cognitive Disorders

 

 

Diagnosis and Management of Cognitive Disorders like Alzheimer's Disease and others. Management of complications arising out of these health problems.

Polypharmacy

 

Optimisation of multiple medications being taken by the elderly. Preventing unnecessary side-effects and complications.

Functionality in Senior Citizens

 

Concerned with assessment of Activities of Daily Living (ADL & IADL), mainly responsible in self-care & independence of individuals. Appropriate targeted interventions in case of any deficiencies

Muscle, Bone & Joint problems in Elderly

 

Management of Myalgias, Arthritis, Osteoporosis & Generalised body weakness.

Sleep problems in Elderly

 

Appropriate management of Insomnias & other sleep-related disorders in senior citizens

Urinary problems in Elderly

Diagnosis & Management of various urinary issues in senior citizens like prostate problems, urinary infection, urinary incontinence & so on..

Constipation & Altered Bowel Habits

 Management of Bowel Habits like Constipation & Diarrhoea with appropriate interventions.

Late-Life Mood Disorders

Diagnosis and Management of various Mood Disorders in senior citizens like Depression, Anxiety and so on. Lack of diagnosis or inappropriate treatment of these issues have poor health prognosis.

Elderly Nutritional Issues

Diagnosis and treatment of elderly malnutrition, loss of appetite, being overweight, obesity and their complications.

Multimorbidity

Apt management of multiple chronic diseases in an individual at the same time. As we grow old, number of comorbidities that we have goes on increasing; adding to complexity of treatment

GALLERY

PATIENT TESTIMONIAL

Consult with Your Geriatrician:

If you or your parents or relatives are 60 years of age and above and have any of the below medical issues:

 1. Poorly controlled diabetes

2. High or low blood pressure

3. Frequent Respiratory problems

4. Arthritis

5. Osteoporosis

6. Memory issues or Dementia

7. Dizziness or Giddiness

8. Imbalance

9. Difficulty in walking

10. Frequent Falls

11. Parkinson disease

12. Polypharmacy (taking ≥5 medicines daily)

13. Loss of appetite

14. Unintended weight loss

15. Frequent urinary problems

16. Constipation

17. Difficulty performing daily activities

18. Cancer palliative care

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