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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