Emergency 24 x7 :
  Chetpet - 40054005 , Velappanchavadi - 40474047
For Appointment : Chetpet - 044 -42271234, Velappanchavadi: 044-40474057 / 8754889666
Book Appointment Online Pharmacy

Emergency : 24 x7
  Contact : 044-4005 4005
For Appointment : 044 -42271234 / Email: appointments@mehtahospital.com Book Appointment Online Pharmacy

Best Doctors in the industry are here

Dr.G.S. Shanthi

Expertise:

  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) of Elderly
  • Management of Falls
  • Dementia
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Infections
  • Delirium
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • CVD
  • Stroke
  • Critical illness

Languages Known:

  • English
  • Tamil
  • Hindi

Experience:
35 years (Total) & 20 years in Geriatric Medicine
Articles Published:

  • Risk factors for falls in elderly in the Journal of Indian Academy of Geriatrics (JIAG) vol.1, No.2. September 2005.
  • Assessment of Gait Speed in elderly in JIAG 2007
  • A study of Serum Prolactin in reduced Bone mineral density in Elderly in JIAG Mar2016
  • Evaluation of hyponatremia in hospitalised elderly in SJAMS May 2018
  • Observational study of depression among elderly patients in SJAMS December 2018
  • Correlation between Cognitive decline and Frailty Syndrome in Elderly in JIAG 2021

Authored in various books – Text book on Geriatric Care by O.P.Sharma, Text book of Geriatrics by IAG, and Text book on Geriatrics by IGNOU and contributed chapters on:

  • Syncope in Elderly
  • Health promotion of the elderly
  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
  • Issues in Geriatric care
  • Quality and planning of care for elderly
  • How are Elderly different
  • Genitourinary problems of Elderly

Awards and Achievements:

  • Best paper award for the study on “Risk Factors for osteoporosis in elderly” in November 2005 at GERICON held at Trivandrum.
  • Delivered oration on “Syncope in elderly” in Gericon2012 at Jodhpur.
  • Delivered Trivandrum oration on “Assessment and Prevention of Falls in elderly” in Indian Ageing congress November 2016 at New Delhi
  • Delivered the IAG presidential oration on “Challenges of managing the very old” in GERICON 2017 at AIIMS, New Delhi in November 2017
  • Delivered the presidential oration on “Ageing and Gait” in GERICON 2018 at Kota, Rajasthan in December 2018.
  • Received the Award of Appreciation – MAYAN AWARD in January 2019 from MAYAN VISTA INDIA COMMUNICATIONS for contribution to the field of Geriatrics
  • Received the “Best Performance Award” from Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Tamil Nadu in 2019
  • Received the “Award of Excellence” from senior citizens Beaurau (SCB) in 2019
  • Received the “Award of Appreciation” from the NGO – “HelpAge India” on 1st October 2019
  • Co–Principal Investigator for the National Level Multicentric study on Diagnostic Assessment of Dementia, a substudy of “Longitudinal Aging Study in India” (LASI – DAD) at Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Fellowship and membership:

  • Past President of Indian Academy of Geriatrics (IAG)
  • Member of Association of Gerontology of India (AGI)
  • Member of Geriatric Society of India (GSI)
  • Member of Indian Menopause society (IMS)
  • Executive Committee Member of Chennai Menopause society (CMS)
  • Advisory committee member in SCARF, Chennai