Dr. Manoj C Jacob

Geriatric Medicine

Consultant Geriatric Physician.

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Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Manoj C Jacob joined the Sunrise team to start a specialised Geriatric Medicine service and provide comprehensive and holistic care for older persons. An alumnus of Government Medical College, Calicut he went on to complete his Post-graduation in Internal Medicine from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana. He also completed his Cert. in Ger. Medicine and Gerontology from Geriatric Society of India and KB University. 

Having worked as a Physician in acute care and infectious disease settings for more than 10 years, he felt a call to focus on the care of older adults and address their special needs. After training in Palliative Care from the Indian Academy of Palliative Care, he then trained in Geriatric Medicine from CMC Vellore and started Prathyasha Elder Care service, dedicated to the needs of older persons in Kochi. In addition to comprehensive assessment and care, specialised Geriatric home care of those with limited mobility was also provided. He comes with 25 years of experience which includes more than 10 years of dedicated work in Palliative and Geriatric Medicine.

Academic Qualification

MBBS , MD (Internal Medicine-CMC Ludhiana) , C.Pall (IAPC) , Post-Graduate Dip.Ger.Med. (CMC Vellore) , Certificate in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (GSI and KB University)

Professional Record

Post graduate Medical Training and Registrar (General Medicine), Christian Medical College, Ludhiana

Consultant Physician, Asha Kiran Hospital, Koraput, Orissa -9 years

Consultant, Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI)- initiated a home care program for persons with dementia in Kochi- 4 years

Palliative Care Physician, DEAN Foundation, Chennai- 5 years

Consultant Physician and Geriatric Care, Prathyasha Elder Care Service (Ardra Clinic), Kochi- 4 years

Geriatric Physician - Dr Rahul’s Elder Care, Coimbatore-Kochi

Approved Trainer for PRIME, UK (Partnerships in International Medical Education) in Whole Person Care (WPC)

Member of the National Task Force for developing Palliative Care in Children

MA.(CGM), University of Gloucestershire, UK

Year Of Experience
  • 25.8+ Years

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