Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Dr Tarun Solanki is a highly-experienced consultant physician in general and geriatric medicine based at the Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital.He specialises in all aspects of geriatric careosteoporosis and metabolic bone diseaseperioperative care of the elderlyParkinson’s diseasefalls and funny turns and stroke.

After graduating from the University of Wales, Cardiff he specialised in geriatrics and completed a master's degree in gerontology at King’s College London. In 2002, he was nominated a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London. He is currently the Chair of the England Council of the British Geriatrics Society.

Dr Solanki has a research interest in vitamin D and bone disease and as a geriatrician, he has a vast amount of experience in managing complex patients with multiple organ diseases. He set up and oversaw the osteoporosis service for the Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust and also developed an award-winning orthogeriatric service. He was also awarded the National Osteoporosis Foundation Gold Star for the Fracture Liaison Service he set up.

He is passionate about patient safety and quality of care and was the British Geriatrics Society Lead for Quality and Safety. He has a keen interest in education and training of doctors having been responsible for the education supervision of numerous specialist registrars in geriatrics, many of whom now practice as consultants. He is also an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians.

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Medicolegal

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Osteoporosis

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Parkinson's

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Geriatric medicine

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Stroke

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Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Chest pain
  • Cholesterol
  • Clinical testing
  • Cognitive stimulation therapy
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Dystonia
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Heart failure
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Medicolegal
  • Memory disorder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Palliative care
  • Parkinson's
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Sarcopenia
  • Stroke
  • Syncope

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  • Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital
    Staplegrove Elm, Showell Park TA2 6AN - Taunton
    (+44) 01174576514

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Geriatricians and the value of personalised care
Older people are commonly prescribed more than one type of medication to treat conditions brought on by ageing. The combination of different medicines in the body can have negative side effects for patients and therefore seeking out specialised geriatric care can be of huge benefit to older people. In this article, highly esteemed consultant physician in general and geriatric medicine, Dr Tarun Solanki expertly outlines the valuable role of geriatricians in tailoring care for older patients.
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Geriatric care: managing faints, falls and funny turns
Around 30% of people over the age of 60 are expected to experience a significant fall in one year and as they get older, this increases to 40%. Falls and funny turns can not only lead to serious physical injury but can also leave a devastating psychological impact on the person. Dr Tarun Solanki, a top consultant physician in general and geriatric medicine, explains more.
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Older patients are experiencing unusual COVID-19 symptoms: are these being overlooked?
According to studies, less than 30% of elderly patients with COVID-19 are actually presenting with symptoms such as coughing, breathing problems and fever. Instead, these patients are experiencing some very different symptoms which healthcare professionals aren't identifying as a coronavirus infection. Dr Tarun Solanki explains what these symptoms are and the consequences it can have on all of us if they are not properly recognised.
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