Dr. Lakshmipathy Ramesh Nagaraj (Geriatric Specialist in Chennai)

Dr. Lakshmipathy Ramesh Nagaraj

Qualification

M.B.B.S., M.D.(Geriatric Medicine)

Speciality

Geriatrics

Location

Chennai

About the Doctor

Consultation Timing & Days: ALL WEEKDAYS - 9AM TO 4PM |  SATURDAY - 9AM TO 2PM 
Degree:MBBS,MD (GERIATRIC)
Designation: HEAD OF GERIATRIC MEDICINE 
Department:GERIATRIC DEPARTMENT
Brief Profile:
  • Dr. Lakshmipathy Ramesh is a consultant Geriatric Physician. He did his under graduation at Coimbatore Medical College
  • Post-graduation was from Madras Medical College and he started his career from Amirtha Institute of Medical Science and Research Institute (AIMS) Cochin. He was in charge of the community geriatric programme. After 2 years of practice, he came back to his home town Chennai. Dr. Lakshmipathy Ramesh has been creating awareness about Geriatric Care through popular media and lectures.
  • His area of interest is Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and Treatment Practice Geriatric Care. 
Education: 
  • MBBS from The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India
  • MD (Geriatric) from The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India
Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:
  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment & Practice Geriatric Diagnostics
  • Falls Assessment Clinic
  • Memory Clinic
Scholastic Performance:
Presentations:
  • Case report presented at the Annual Conference in Indian Geriatric Societies in Pondicherry, 2005.
  • Case report presented at the 3rd National Geriatric Conference in Trivandrum, 2005.
  • Paper presentation in1st International Congress on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine 2009
Research:
  • Clinical and laboratory profile and associated co-morbid medical illness in Late-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis (LORA).
  •  Co-author in Geriatric House Call Programme - Need of the Hours (Journal of The Indian Academy of Geriatrics 2009).
  • Co-author in Healthy Nutrition for Healthy Ageing Medical book, 2006.
  • Case presentation - Chronic Pulmonary Hypertension due to Protein S deficiency. (Journal of The Indian Academy of Geriatrics 2009)
  • Study of annual health care costs for the elderly - a retrospective analysis of the cost of geriatric care at a tertiary care center.
Specialty Experience
  • MD (Geriatric), 15 years experience in the field of Geriatrics
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Geriatric Medicine - S R M Medical College & Research Institute
  • Assistant Professor in Department of Geriatric Medicine - Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Kochi)
  • Postgraduate Resident Trainee, Geriatrics - Madras Medical College (Chennai)
  • House Officer General Practice - C S I Hospital (Chennai)
  • Pre Registration House Officer - Coimbatore Medical College
Professional Body Membership
  • Indian Geriatric Society 
  • API 
Achievements:
  • Conferences attended
  • Association of Physicians of India Conference (APICON - 2008)
  • Neuro Update 2003 (Chennai)
  • Association of Physicians of India Conference (APICON - 2003)
  • International Congress on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine 2009
  • Association of Physicians of India Conference (APICON - 2009)
  • International Dementia Conference - 2007 (Chennai)
  • First National Geriatric Conference (GERICON - 2003, Chennai)
  • Annual Conference in Indian Geriatric Societies in Pondicherry, 2005
  • 3rd National Geriatric Conference in Trivandrum, 2005.
  • International Alzheimer Conference - 2003 (Chennai)
Presentations:
  • Case report presented at the Annual Conference in Indian Geriatric Societies in Pondicherry, 2005
  • Case report presented at the 3rd National Geriatric Conference in Trivandrum, 2005.
  • Paper presentation in1st International Congress on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine 2009
Languages Known:
  • Tamil  
  • English

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