Dr. Sriniwas Thakur Geriatrician in Mumbai

Dr. Sriniwas Thakur
Geriatrician, Mumbai

MBBS, MD - Geriatric Medicine (AIIMS, New Delhi)

Geriatric Medicine is a specialty that deals with Senior Citizen's (Age 60 years and above) health issues. 
Just like there are Paediatricians specialised to take care of children, Geriatricians  look after the diseases and disabilities affecting elderly people and promote healthy and active ageing. Geriatricians are Elderly Care Specialist Physicians.

They help the elderly deal with health issues like All medical problems: Diabetes, high or low blood pressure, Dizziness, Asthma and COPD, Heart diseases, Bone and joint problems, Osteoporosis, Infections in elderly (e.g.: urinary, respiratory..) and many others.

In addition, Geriatricians are experts in diagnosing and helping senior citizens manage common age related conditions like Dementia and cognitive disorders, Impaired mobility and Falls, Parkinson Disease, Arthritis, Sleep problems, Constipation and altered bowel habits, Malnutrition in elderly, Polypharmacy (taking 5 or more medicines daily), Functionality with daily activities and Elderly immunisation.
In short, Geriatricians provide comprehensive medical care and services to the Senior Citizen's .
  • Languages :English, Marathi, Hindi, Tamil

Experience

Consultant Geriatrician, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, Mumbai, Mumbai 2016 -  Present

Geriatric Medicine Resident, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi , New Delhi July, 2013 -  July, 2016

Specialities

  • Geriatrics

  • General Medicine

  • Internal Medicine

Procedures

  • Adult Immunizations

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

  • Antibiotic Infusion

  • Arterial Blood Gas Testing

  • Arterial Line Insertion

Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Abnormal Heart Beat

  • Acid Reflux

  • Adverse Drug Reactions

  • Alzheimer's Disease

Expertise

Geriatric Medicine is a speciality that deals with health care of Elderly (Senior Citizens 60 years of age and above).
Geriatrician is a physician that deals with preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative services of elderly.

They deal with full spectrum of diseases in General or Internal Medicine, but with specific focus only on elderly population; in addition to age related issues like memory problems and cognition issues, decreased mobility (e.g. Parkinson Disease) and falls, polypharmacy (typically elderly take more than 5 medicines daily), dizziness, urinary problems, constipation, malnutrition, sleep problem, depression and other mood disorders, joint problems and arthritis; to name a few.

Geriatricians know the importance of maintaining functional independence in senior citizens in their daily activities like getting up from bed, going to toilet, having bath, managing their own medications and household.

Senior citizens generally visit different specialists for their different problems and finally land up with taking multiple medications from different specialities.

Geriatricians provide comprehensive and dedicated medical services for the elderly. 

Education

MBBS, 2010, MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai, India

Externship, 2010, Seth G. S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Mumbai, India

M. D. Geriatric Medicine, 2016, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, New Delhi, India

Practice Information

Fortis Hospitals, Mulund

Fortis Hospitals, Mulund

Mulund Goregaon Link Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400078

TUE, THU, SAT

11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Bethany Hospital (Formerly called Lok Hospital), Thane

Bethany Hospital (Formerly called Lok Hospital), Thane

Opp Maa Niketan, Pokhran Road No. 2, Thane (W), Thane, Maharashtra - 400610

MON, WED, FRI

02:30 PM - 04:00 PM

SAT

06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • 2015: Prize for Poster Presentation at 13th Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Geriatrics (IAG) - GERICON, Chandigarh, India
  • 2014: Oral paper presentation - 12th Global Conference on Ageing (IFA), Hyderabad, India
  • 2014: Oral paper presentation - 12th Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Geriatrics (IAG) - GERICON, Bengaluru, India
  • 2014: Oral paper presentation -  17th Asia Pacific Regional Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) New Delhi, India
  • 2015: Poster presentation - 13th Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Geriatrics (IAG) - GERICON, Chandigarh, India
  • 2015: Oral paper presentation -  3rd International Conference on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine (ICGGM) and International Network of Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA).
  • 2016: Talk on Heart failure - Interventions and Future Prospects in Heart Failure Symposium - Indian Ageing Congress (IAC), AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Indian Academy of Geriatrics (IAG)
  • Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • Association of Medical Consultants (AMC)