Dr Gopalakrishnan Deivasikamani

Consultant - Elderly Medicine

Telephone Number: 01204 390991

Professional Background

Qualifications:
MRCP Geriatric Medicine
MRCP
MBBS, India
PG.Dip Therapeutics Cardiff University
PG.Dip Geriatrics Salford University
PG. Cert Medical Education Edge Hill University
PG. Cert cognitive research Edinburgh University

Dr Deivasikamani completed his specialty training in general and elderly medicine in the North West Deanery rotation at various hospitals. He then worked at Blackpool NHS Trust as a Consultant in Elderly Care for three years before joining Bolton NHS FT in May 2016.

Dr Deivasikamani is a professional member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the British Geriatrics Society and the Medical Defence Union.

Special Interests and Research

Dr Deivasikamani has special interests in: frailty, delirium and dementia, acute geriatrics, therapeutics and quality improvement.

Dr Gopalakrishnan Deivasikamani works in the following services:

Elderly Medicine

We provide treatment for older patients (although there is no lower age limit) across our five complex care wards as well as outpatients, and have close links with orthopaedic and surgical wards. We have specialist clinics for conditions such as falls and Parkinson’s disease and work closely with the members of the wider team such as physiotherapists to provide care for all aspects of the patients’ health and promote independence where possible.