- General Medicine
- Parkinson's Disease
Special interest in health ageing.
Dr Rohit Bansal is a Consultant Geriatrician and Rehabilitation Physician. His career in clinical medicine spans over 15 years following his graduation in 2002, in India.
He completed his postgraduate training in general medicine in 2007 and moved to Australia to pursue further research and training in geriatrics. He successfully completed the Royal Australasian College of Physicians geriatric medicine training program and acquired Fellowship (FRACP) in 2017.
Dr Bansal has a multidisciplinary health care approach for older adults addressing all aspects of geriatric medicine and rehabilitation. He has special interests in managing the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease dementia in collaboration with a Neurologist. He has written scientific papers 'Behavioural disturbances in Alzheimer’s Disease' and 'Impact of socioeconomic factors on frailty' and presented at international conferences.
His vision is to establish a rehabilitation unit at Robina Private Hospital with the aim to provide:
- Neurological programs for degenerative neurological conditions like Parkinson's Disease
- Restorative care programs for the elderly with chronic conditions
- Preconditioning and reconditioning programs prior to surgical intervention
- Falls prevention programs
Dr Bansal is an active member of the Australasia and New Zealand Society of Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM), World Stroke Society (WSO), International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) and MDSANZ (Movement Disorder Society of Australasia and New Zealand).
- MBBS , DNB (General Medicine) , FRACP (Geriatric Medicine)