Dr Om Prakash Sharma

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M.D.

Geriatrician

Apollo Hospitals Delhi
  • 42 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Punjabi
  • 1 Recommendations
  • Monday-Saturday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM , 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Qualification

M.D.

Awards and Achievements

Awards received

  • Dr. B. C. Bansal – Dr. C. Prakash Oration
  • Dr. R. S. Tiwary Oration
  • Alembic Geriatric Oration
  • Bharatji Gulati Memorial Oration
  • Dr. A. K. Rai Chaudhary Oration
  • Dr. B. Rai Chaudhary Oration
  • Best Paper Award – IMA AMS 1988
  • Unity International Award
  • Dr. G. Subramaniam Reddy Pondicherry Oration
  • Reckitts Geriatric Oration
  • Life Time Achievement Award, RAJAPICON-2003-04
  • Life Time Achievement Award, Geriatrics by Lt. Gov. of Delhi, 2004
  • Life Time Achievement Award in Cardiology WCCPC by His Excellency Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam President of India.
  • Distinguished Member of Associations of Physicians of India - 2007
  • Rashtra Bhushan Award on Elderly Care from His Holiness Sudhanshuji Maharaj
  • Excellence Award in Influenza PreventionAwards received


Fellowships National

  • Fellow of Indian College of Physicians (FICP)
  • Fellow of International College of Nutrition (FICN)
  • Fellow of IMA College of General Practitioners (FCGP)
  • Fellow of IMA Academy of Medical Specialties (FIAMS)
  • Fellow of Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine (FIACM)
  • Fellow of Geriatric Society of India (FGSI)

International

  • Fellow of International Academy of Medical Specialty (FIMSA)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCP)


 

Research and Publications

Books Conceptualized & Edited:

  • GERIATRIC CARE IN INDIA – 1999 First textbook in India on Geriatrics. (78 Chapters in 750 pages)
  • GERIATRIC CARE– 2004 Textbook in India on Geriatrics. (85 Chapters in 665 pages)
  • GERIATRIC CARE– 2008 Textbook in India on Geriatrics. (98 Chapters in 800 pages)
  • PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF GERIATRIC MEDICINE– 2015
  • A GUIDE TO ELDERLY CARE(587 PG, Guidelines published by WHO)-2009
  • Chief Editor – Indian Journal of Geriatric Care (IJGC)


Indian Recommendations /Guidelines:

 

  • GUIDELINES FOR THE USE OF PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE VACCINE IN INDIA
  • INDIAN GUIDELINES FOR VACCINATION IN OLDER ADULTS
  • VACCINES AT A GLANCE
  • Author – Chapters in Medicine Update 1998 & 2001
  • Author – Chapters in IDR
  • Author – Chapters in Hospital Medicine
  • Author – “Delivery of Health Care in India”
  • Chapter in “Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, 4th
  • Edition” edited by John Pathy, UK (Under print)
  • Editor – Medical Forum (1988)
  • Editor – Geriatric Update – 1999
  • Editor – Geriatric Update – 2000
  • Editor – Geriatric Update – 2001
  • Course Writer – Geriatric – IGNOU, 2001
  • Editor cum course Director – Geriatric Course – 2001
  • Geriatric Course for Post Graduate Diploma –
  • IMA AKN Sinha Institute, New Delhi
  • Editor cum course Director – Geriatric Course – 2005
  • Geriatric Course for Post Graduate Diploma –
  • IMA AKN Sinha Institute, New Delhi
  • Editor – Geriatric Update – 2002
  • Editor – Geriatric Update – 2004
  • Editor – Geriatric Update – 2006
  • Editor – Geriatric Update – 2008
  • Member Advisory Board:
  • Journal of Association of Physicians of India (JAPI)
  • Indian Practition


 

Work Experience

Work experience

  • Residency & Specialist Safdarjung Hospital New Delhi
  • Formerly Consultant Physician Sir Ganga Ram Hospital New Delhi
  • Formerly Chief Advisor Indian Oil Corporation New Delhi
  • Formerly Chief Advisor Steel Authority of India New Delhi
  • Formerly Chief Advisor Birla Group of Industries New Delhi
  • Consultant Geriatric Medicine Chopra Harsh Hospital New Delhi
  • Pushpawati Singhania
  • Research Institute New Delhi
  • Lion’s Hospital & Research Centre New Delhi
  • Sharma Nursing Home New Delhi
  • Sama Hospital New Delhi

Positions held

  • Founder of API, Delhi Chapter
  • Found Treasurer API, Delhi Chapter
  • Faculty Council of Indian College of Physicians for two terms
  • President, IMA – SDB (1992)
  • Founder President, Indian Academy of Environmental Hazards & Toxicology 1993
  • Vice President, DMA – 1993
  • General Secretary – IMA AMS Hq (1993 – 97)
  • General Secretary – Geriatric Society of India (From 1989 onwards)
  • Invited Member for Ayurveda Council Curriculum making
  • Core Group Member International council on Adult Immunization
  • Expert Group member Geriatrics ICMR

Organizng Capabilities

  • Organizing Secretary: First World Conference on Nutrition – 1989
  • Annual Conference GSI – 1998
  • International Conference on Geriatrics & Gerontology – 1999
  • CME Leh – 2000
  • INDO-US Conference on Geriatrics – 2001
  • International Conference on Geriatrics & Gerontology – 2002
  • International Conference on Geriatrics & Gerontology – 2004
  • International Conference on Geriatrics & Gerontology – 2006
  • International Congress on Geriatric Care & Anti Ageing Medicine – 2008
  • International Congress on Geriatric Care 2010 International Congress on Geriatric Care – 2014
  • International Congress
     

Certifications & Professional Memberships

Life Member of

  • Association of Physician of India
  • Association of Physician of India, Rajasthan Chapter
  • Association of Physician of India Delhi Chapter
  • Cardiology Society of India
  • Cardiology Society of India Delhi Chapter
  • Geriatric Society of India
  • Association of Gerontology (India)
  • Indian Rheumatology Association
  • Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine
  • Indian Academy of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Indian Association of Doctors against Nuclear War
  • National College of Chest Physicians
  • Indian Chest Society
  • Diabetic Association of India
  • Research Society for study of Diabetic in India
  • International College of Nutrition
  • National Institute of Primary Health Care
  • Indian Medical Association
  • IMA College of General Practitioners
  • IMA Academy of Medical Specialties
  • International Academy of Medical Specialties
  • World Academy of Spiritual Sciences
     

Medical Council Registration

DMC -019294

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