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Dr. Prem Kumar Nair

Director, Provost

Dr. Prem Kumar Vasudevan Nair currently serves as the Provost 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 Provost 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 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

Journal Article

Year : 2017

Outcome of Patients Treated with Private Anti TB Regiment

Authors : Dr. Prem Kumar Nair, ; Dr. Akhilesh; Dr. Rakesh .P.S; Dr.James.P.T

D. Prem Nair, Akhilesh, D., P.S, D. Rakesh ., and .James.P.T, D., “Outcome of Patients Treated with Private Anti TB Regiment”, 2017.

Year : 2017

How We Achieved Hundred Percentage TB Notification Experiennces from a Private Territory Care Centre in India

Authors : Dr. Prem Kumar Nair, Dr. Rakesh .P.S; Dr.James.P.T

D. Prem Nair, P.S, D. Rakesh ., and .James.P.T, D., “How We Achieved Hundred Percentage TB Notification Experiennces from a Private Territory Care Centre in India”, 2017.

Year : 2016

Detection of Occult Hepatitis B and Window Period Infection Among Blood Donors by Individual donation Nucleic Acid Testing in a Tertiary Care Center in South India

Authors : Dr. Prem Kumar Nair, Dr. Lalitha Biswas, Keechilot, C.S.; Shenoy, V.; Kumar, A.; Vijayrajratnam, S; Dinesh, K.;

Publisher : Pathogens and Global Health, Taylor and Francis.

C. S. Keechilot, Shenoy, V., A. Kumar, Dr. Lalitha Biswas, Vijayrajratnam, S., Dinesh, K., and Dr. Prem Kumar Nair, “Detection of Occult Hepatitis B and Window Period Infection Among Blood Donors by Individual donation Nucleic Acid Testing in a Tertiary Care Center in South India”, Pathogens and Global Health, pp. 1-5, 2016.

Conference Paper

Year : 2010

A comparison of pipelined parallel and iterative CORDIC design on FPGA

Authors : Dr. Prem Kumar Nair, Dr. Ramesh Bhakthavatchalu; Sinith, M.S.; Jismi, K.

Publisher : 2010 5th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, ICIIS 2010

Dr. Ramesh Bhakthavatchalu, Sinith, M. S., Prem, N., and Jismi, K., “A comparison of pipelined parallel and iterative CORDIC design on FPGA”, in 2010 5th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, ICIIS 2010, Mangalore, Karnataka, 2010, pp. 239-243.

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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