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Dr Parul Shah - Geriatrics

Dr Parul Shah is a General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine Consultant for the Elderly

Based at: Woodland Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

GMC Number

4376534

Clinical interests

MBBS

Services for older people for the following conditions: 

• General medical issues such as weight loss, poor mobility, general deterioration in health, deconditioning, pain management

• Multifactorial assessment and formulating action plan for Falls prevention

• Prevention of fragility fracture/management of osteoporosis 

• Investigations and management of syncope

• Polypharmacy review with a view to reduce the burden of multiple medications

• Multi-professional clinic (with physiotherapist and/or occupational therapist) to prevent frailty

• Management of multimorbidity and optimization prior to surgery or oncology treatment

Academic background

Qualifications: MBBS, MRCP, FRCP

18 years of experience as a Consultant Physician in General and Elderly medicine in NHS

Clinical leadership for falls prevention  and frailty at the county level

Clinical lead for Tilt table service for NHS trust

Speaking at national conferences on patient safety

Clinical lead for department of Elderly medicine and service developments at trust level

NHS base

St Andrew's Healthcare

01536 210019