Dr A B Dey

Director, Venu Geriatric Care Center

Dr A B Dey, AIIMS, Geriatrics

Dr A B Dey is a physician by training. Out of nearly five decades in medicine, he was a student for a decade and a practitioner, teacher and researcher for close to four decades at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Chosen by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, he was trained in Geriatrics at the Royal Victoria Infirmary under University of Newcastle at Newcastle upon Tyne, England under the prestigious Commonwealth Medical Fellowship.

In subsequent years he was entrusted with the responsibility of establishing old age care or geriatrics in India through support from the World Health Organization.

His untiring efforts led development of Geriatrics into a distinct clinical speciality in medical practice and education in India.

Education & Training

  • Commonwealth Medical Fellowship at Royal Victoria Infirmary, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. 

  • Short term training in Geriatrics, International Institute of Ageing- United Nations, Malta 

  • Senior Residency, Department of Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi 

  • MD (General Medicine),Utkal University, Odisha 

  • MBBS, Utkal University, Odisha



  • Professor, Department of Geriatric Medicine- 2012- 2020

  • Professor, Department of Medicine- 2003- 2013

  • Additional Professor, Department of Medicine- 1995-2003

  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine- 1995-1995

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine- 1985-1991

  • Senior Resident, Department of Medicine- 1982-1985 


Administrative Positions

  • Dean Research – 2010- 2013
  • Professor in Charge Research- 2008-2010
  • Head of the Department, Geriatric Medicine- 2012- 2020
  • Nodal Officer National Centre for Ageing at AIIMS- 2010-2020
  • Officer in Charge, Regional Geriatric Centre at AIIMS-2010-2020

Clinical Experience

  • Geriatric Medicine – 1993 onwards
  • Fall & Syncope Clinic- 1995-1996
  • Infectious Disease- 1992- 2006
  • Adult Haematology-1992- 1994
  • Chest Clinic- 1983- 1985