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Dr Soumit Singhai - Elderly Care

Dr Soumit Singhai is a specialist in General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, specialising in Parkinson's Disease at Rivers Hospital in Hertfordshire

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

Clinical interests

As well as being a Parkinsons Disease and Movement Disorders Specialist he specialises in the diagnosis and management of older people with multiple medical problems with problems as follows :

Dementia Specialist - Memory loss / decline / confusion

Slowing down/ reduced mobility

Falls/problems with balance/tremor

Dizziness and funny turns

Cardiovascular and Respiratory problems

Parkinson’s Disease

Other interests:

Surgical liaison-optimisation of medical problems ahead of surgery and managing any medical problems that may arise after operative procedures

Admissions for Rehabilitation and Respite Care

Medication Review and Optimisation

Geriatric Medicine

Academic background

Dr Singhai is a Consultant Geriatrician and Physician with over 20 years experience of working in the NHS and his NHS base is the Lister Hospital in Hertfordshire.

Dr Singhai undertook his undergraduate training at Kings College, London, qualifying in 1995. He completed his postgraduate higher specialist training in the North East London region which provided excellent training and has dual accreditation in General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

Dr Singhai was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in 2016 which is recognition of excellence and innovation in the field of medicine. He is also a Royal College Examiner and sits regularly on Consultant Interview Panels as the Royal College Representative.

One of his main areas of specialist interest and expertise is in the management of Parkinsons disease especially neuropsychiatric and cognitive problems.

Dr Singhai's work in the area of Parkinson's Disease has been recognised as an example of best practice by Parkinson's UK.

His approach to care is person centred with treating "what matters to the person" to address their needs and goals and improve quality of life.

He is also available for home visits if needed and can organise private transfers from NHS hospitals and admissions from home for rehabilitation, respite care and medical care to the Rivers Hospital.

His private secretary can be contacted on 07727298375 to arrange clinic appointments, home visits and private hospital admissions.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Movement Disorders Society

Medical Protection Society

Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association

NHS base

Lister Hospital East and North Herts NHS Trust

01279 212952

Private Secretary: - 07727298375