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Dr. Prem Kumar Nair

Dean - Faculty of Medical Sciences, Medical Director, Professor

Dr. Prem Kumar Vasudevan Nair currently serves as the Medical Director at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences at Kochi campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. He also serves as a Professor at the Department of Gastroenterology at the School of Medicine, Kochi.

Qualification: MBBS, MD
prem@aims.amrita.edu

Bio

Dr. Prem Kumar Vasudevan Nair currently serves as the Medical Director at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences at Kochi campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. He also serves as a Professor at the Department of Gastroenterology at the School of Medicine, Kochi. 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 (D. M.) and has completed his Fellowship of American College of Physicians (F. A. C. P.)  in Hepatology from the School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in June 1986.

Dr. Prem Nair also holds the office of the President of Association of Healthcare Providers (India).

Education

  • 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]
Publications
Professional Experience
  • Medical Director
    Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS)
    [1998 – PRESENT]
  • Medical Consultant and Project Coordinator
    Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS)
    [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 License
  • 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 AIMS Experience – Guangzhou
    December 2005
  • Telemedicine – The AIMS Experience – New Delhi
    September 2005
  • Telemedicine at AIMS
    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
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