Apollo Hospitals has complete state of art facilities for elderly with team of specialist doctors and well trained support staff like physiotherapists, psychologists and specialist nurses to manage the elderly and provide the best of health care. The hospital focuses on prevention of disease and promotion of good health and healthy and active life.
Dr.Vasanth Kumar is a senior Physician and has extensive experience in the field of geriatrics. He has established geriatric hospital in Hyderabad for the first time in the year 1995 and since then has been providing quality services to the elderly patients. He has a very kind and caring approach towards elderly and follows the principle of holistic management.
Dr Vasanth Kumar not only focuses on the cure of diseases but also gives equal importance in preventing age related problems in elderly by advising them about necessary preventive check ups.
He thoroughly understands the psychological aspect of the treatment and firmly believes that the elderly have to be prescribed medications very carefully keeping in view of the age and give equal importance to life style management and guide the care givers of the elderly in managing their patients. He also believes that discussing the management of elderly patient with the concern specialist is also very important so that patient receives appropriate treatment avoiding polypharmacy.
He has addressed many national conferences of doctors on topics of managing chronic disorders like diabetes and Hypertension in elderly and conducted many health awareness programs for elderly.