Profile Summary

Medical Qualifications:

  • MBBS, Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s Medical College, Aurangabad
  • MD (Geriatric Medicine), Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  • Senior Residency (Department of Geriatric Medicine), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Assistant Professor (Department of Geriatric Medicine), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Designation: Consultant, Geriatric Medicine

Years of experience: 8 years

Areas of expertise:

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
  • Multimorbidity management
  • Geriatric Syndromes Assessment
  • Dementia and Cognitive Assessment
  • Academician
  • Doctors and Nursing Training
  • Research and Clinical Updates
  • Orthogeriatrics
  • Perioperative Care
  • Pain and Palliative Care
  • Community Geriatrics


Dr. Prem Naganath's major objective is to establish a strong framework for holistic elderly care through comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment and interdisciplinary interventions. He is passionate about teaching, academics, and research to provide the best evidence-based care for the older person. His areas of interest include Geriatric syndromes, Dementia, Urinary Incontinence, Orthogeriatrics, and Perioperative care of the elderly. He has developed and implemented multiple research projects pertaining to elderly care.

As a frequent seeker of evidence-based knowledge, he has multiple presentations at various national and international conferences. Nursing training and postgraduate teaching have been his forte. He is extensively trained in providing a team-based intervention including a multidisciplinary approach through physiotherapist, dietician, and medical social worker.

Dr. Naganath started the Department of Geriatric Medicine at Jaslok Hospital in 2018 (the 1st of its kind in South Mumbai). He also established the first-ever support group for older adults and organized Multiple Lectures, Webinars for doctors, Nurses, and Older adults (both online and offline). He believes in Holistic and Continuum of Care for older adults.

Awards & Publications: 


  • Poster presentation - 1st prize & Gold medal. A rare case of pyrexia in the elderly. Gericon 2012, Jodhpur 
  • Platform Presentation - 1st Prize & Gold Medal. Study of Clinical Profile and Outcome of ICU Admissions in Geriatric Population. Gericon 2013, Chennai


  • Serum FOXO3A: A ray of hope for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s diseaseRashmita Pradhan, Saroj Kumar Yadav, Naganath Narasimhan Prem, Vivek Bhagel, Mona Pathak, Shashank Shekhar, S. Gaikwad, S.N. Dwivedi, Chandra Shekhar Bal, A.B. Dey, Sharmistha Dey Mechanisms of Ageing and Development 190 (2020)
  • ABSTRACT - Study of Clinical Profile and Outcome of ICU Admissions in Geriatric Population. Published as an abstract In JAGS (Journal of American Geriatric Society 2016)
  • ABSTRACT - Orthogeriatrics a new Perspective Journal of Indian Academy of Geriatrics 2017

Significant achievements:

  • Published Chapter International Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Hazards Textbook of    Gerontology and Geriatrics, 7th edition
  • Chief Editor -Gerontology and Geriatric Update 2015, 2016
  • Chief Coordinator for Post Graduate Academics and Nursing Training programs
  • Organizing Secretary of GERICON 2017 National Conference of Indian Academy of Geriatrics, AIIMS 2017
  • Chief Coordinator at Workshops in Gait and fall risk evaluation for health care practitioners, Comfort Care in End of Life Scenarios, Palliative care in Geriatric Medicine, and Cancer care in the elderly
  • Organizer for Public Health Talk on Immunisation in the Elderly
  • Conducted multiple community geriatric initiatives
  • Member of the Research wing of the Indian Academy of Geriatrics



  • Member of the American Geriatric Society
  • Member of the British Geriatric Society
  • Member of the Indian Academy of Geriatrics
  • Associate Member of The Royal College of Physicians
  • Registered Practitioner Maharashtra Medical Council
  • Associate Member, Royal College of Physicians UK
  • Founder Member Research Wing, Indian Academy of Geriatrics
  • Indian Medical Association
  • International Society of Geriatric Oncology
  • Asian Nutrition Society
  • Asian Geriatric Oncology Society
  • Asian Cardio-Oncology Society
  • Indian Cooperative Oncology Network
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