Dr. Prem Nair

Medical Director

Department: Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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]
Email: prem@aims.amrita.edu

About Me

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