Dr Pravin Jha

Consultant Geriatrician

MBBS, MD, DM, DGM, FRCP

Year qualified:1992

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Pravin Jha is a Consultant Physician specialising in care for the elderly (geriatric medicine) in Sheffield. He welcomes private patients at BMI Thornbury from where he provides outpatient consultation as well as inpatient medical management including intensive rehabilitation. He is available within 24 hours for consultation. He has been working as an old age specialist for over 10 years, undergoing specialist training in General and Geriatric Medicine in the West Midlands. He offers a range of services and specialises in the management of multiple co-morbidities resulting in poor quality of life.

He is a Lead Clinician in the NHS working from Barnsley. He is responsible for managing a ‘Rapid Access Clinic’ where he provides management advice to GPs regarding elderly and frail patients. He also runs a ‘Fracture Risk Assessment & Osteoporosis Service’ providing Bone density scanning (DXA) and specialist treatment for Osteoporosis using injections. He is also a specialist for assessing falls, managing dizziness, confirming TIA and treating Parkinson’s disease also organising rehabilitation for poor mobility.

Dr Jha believes in providing the highest standards of clinical care and his service is patient-centred with consultation times offered outside of normal working hours, making it accessible and convenient for patients and relatives. He also visits patient at home for clinical assessment (Home visit). This approach leads to very high levels of patient satisfaction.

Professional Membership



  • Royal College of Physicians (London)

  • BMA (British Medical association)

  • MDU (Medical Defence Union)

  • BGS (British Geriatric society)

Clinical Interests

  • Geriatric medicine (care for the elderly)
  • General medical problems of all ages
  • Rehabilitation
  • Falls
  • Dizziness
  • Osteoporosis and fracture prevention
  • Parkinson's disease
  • TIA and stroke
  • Poor mobility
  • Medicine review & Polypharmacy
  • Management of Long term condition as COPD
  • Heart failure
  • Provider of annual infusion of Zoledronic acid or 6 monthly injection of Denosumab

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