Dr Nima Hashemi
Consultant Physician in Elderly Care
Practices at: Shirley Oaks Hospital
He became a substantive consultant in 2012 with dual accreditation in elderly care medicine and general internal medicine. He also completed a post graduate qualification in Gerontology at King’s College London in 2011.
Nima works at Croydon University Hospital and looks after elderly inpatients and is the on call rota for acute elderly care admissions. He has regular general outpatient clinics for patients aged 65 years and older and also runs urgent hot clinic/fast-track referral clinics for patients more unwell who are in or approaching crisis.
He has set up and is clinical lead for a new innovative acute care of the elderly service (ACE) at Croydon University hospital since working there as a consultant, which won the ‘Team of the Year’ award at the annual trust award ceremony during its first operational year. He also won an individual award for ‘Incredible customer service’ the following year at the trust annual ceremony awards.
- Comprehensive geriatric assessment
- Falls, balance, and bone health
- Reduced mobility
- Syncope and dizziness
- Complex geriatric syndromes
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London)
- Medical Defence Union
- British Geriatric Society
- Member of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management