Dr Michael Tanious (Geriatrician)
Dr Michael Tanious graduated from the University of New South Wales (BSc (Med); MBBS) in 2002. He completed his General /Internal Medicine training at the Concord-Nepean Hospital network and proceeded to advanced training in Geriatric Medicine. He spent two years as a Specialty Registrar at Concord and Royal Prince Alfred hospitals, where he obtained vital training in managing and treating elderly patients with acute multi-system failure, diagnosing and managing neuro-degenerative disorders, including dementia. He also gained expertise and training in managing stroke and ongoing stroke rehabilitation in the elderly.
He then spent a year at Norwest Private Hospital and Blacktown Hospital training in peri-operative medicine with Dr Kujan Nagaratnam, gaining valuable experience in managing unstable elderly patents undergoing surgery.
As an Advanced Trainee, Dr Tanious represented his colleagues on the committee of the NSW branch of the Australia and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM) for two years.
He obtained his fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in Geriatric Medicine in 2012.
Following specialist training, Dr Tanious was appointed a Staff Specialist Geriatrician at Blacktown Mount Druitt Hospital. He held this position until May 2015, when he resigned to focus on his private practice commitments. Dr Tanious currently holds the position of Visiting Consultant Physician / Geriatrician at Norwest Private Hospital, Westmead Private Hospital and The Hills Private Hospital (Rehabilitation).
He has several areas of interest, including Acute Geriatric Medicine, Dementia Care, Falls Prevention and Peri-operative Medicine.
- Hospital Affiliations
- Westmead Private Hospital
- Norwest Private Hospital
- The Hills Private Hospital
- Affiliated Clinics
- Specialist Services Medical Group - Blacktown
- Affiliated Organisations
- The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
- Medical Conditions
- Falling (accident)
- Geriatric Medicine