Doctors

Dr. Prem Nair


Designation :
Medical Director
Department :
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Email :
prem@aims.amrita.edu
Qualification :
• M.B.B.S. – Bombay University, National Medical College [1977] • Internship: Internal Medicine – Bronx Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York [1979] • Internal Medicine (American Board) – Bronx Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York [July 1978] • Gastroenterology (American Board) – School of Medicine University of Southern California [June 1981] • Fellowship in Hepatology (F. A. C. P.) – School of Medicine University of Southern California [June 1986]

Dr. Prem Kumar Vasudevan Nair currently serves as the Medical Director at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences at Kochi campus of Amrita University. He is a skilled clinician par excellence and also serves as a Professor at the Department of Gastroenterology at the School of Medicine, Kochi.

He has pursued a Doctor of Medicine (DM) and has completed his Fellowship of American College of Physicians (FACP) in Hepatology from the School of Medicine at University of Southern California in June 1986.

Dr. Prem Nair also holds the office of the President of Association of Healthcare Providers (India).

Professional Experience       :

  • Medical Director

            Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital)
[1998 – PRESENT]

  • Medical Consultant and Project Coordinator

            Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital)
[1994 – 1998]

  • Consulting Gastroenterologist

            California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, California
Orthopedic Hospital, Los Angeles, California
[1986 – 1994]

  • Co-Director

            Pancreatico-Biliary Institute of Southern California
[1990 – 1994]

  • Director

            Los Angeles Gastroenterology Associates
[1984 – 1994]

  • Chairman, Division of Gastroenterology

            Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine,
Director of Endoscopy, Hospital of Good Samaritan, Los Angeles California
[1986 – 1994]

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

            University of Southern California School of Medicine
[1983 – 1986]

Medical Licensure

  • Medical Board of California – A-37334 (1981)
  • University of the State of New York – 144898 (1978)
  • State of Maryland – Board of Medical Examiners – D25448 (1978)
  • Kerala State Registration No. – 27192

 

Board Certification

  • Maryland Federal Licensure Examination – 1979
  • California State Board Examination – 1981
  • Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine – 1981
  • Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty of Gastroenterology and Hepatology) – 1986

Responsibilities Held            

  • Medical Director

            Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
1998 - PRESENT

  • Member, Department of Medicine Advisory Committee

            Hospital of Good Samaritan-Los Angeles
1990 – 1994

  • Member, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee

            Hospital of Good Samaritan-Los Angeles
1990 – 1994

  • Member, Blood Bank Committee

            Hospital of Good Samaritan-Los Angeles
1990 – 1994

  • Chairman, Nutritional Services Committee

            Hospital of Good Samaritan-Los Angeles
1990 – 1994

  • Chairman, Gastrointestinal Services Committee

            Chairman, Hospital of Good Samaritan-Los Angeles
1990 – 1994

National Events Participated In

  • Telemedicine - The Amrita Hospital Experience – Guangzhou

            December 2005

  • Telemedicine - The Amrita Hospital Experience – New Delhi

            September 2005

  • Telemedicine at Amrita Hospital

            International Telemedicine Conference, Bangalore
March 2005

  • Reforming Healthcare through Information Technology, Mumbai

            August 2005

  • Telemedicine for Rural Health

            Telemedicine Workgroup meeting, Chennai,
March 2005

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Scientific Meeting

            1983, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1994

  • American Gastroenterology Association Postgraduate Course

            1984, 1990, 1992, 1994

  • GI Hemostasis and Tumor Pallication CURE,

            UCLA Medical Center
1984

  • International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis,San Francisco

            1984

  • Perspective on Gastrointestinal Disease Management, Phoenix

            1989