Dr Tarun Solanki


MB BCh, MRCP (UK), MSc Genontology, FRCP

GMC number: 2980706

Practising since: 1984


General (internal) Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

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  • Thursday 14:20 - 18:00
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Dr Solanki is a Consultant Physician. After initial training he specialised in geriatrics and completed a Masters degree in Gerontology at King’s College London. His research interest is in vitamin D and bone disease. He set up and led the osteoporosis service for Somerset and has also developed an award winning orthogeriatric service which was recently second of 110 hospitals in England. In addition to his interest in bone disease, he also manages general medical and geriatric conditions such as falls and funny turns, TIA’s, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, memory problems. As a geriatrician he has an expertise in managing complex patients with multiple organ diseases.

Dr Solanki is passionate about patient safety and quality and a member of the Trusts Quality and Safety steering group. He is also the British Geriatrics Society lead for Quality and Safety.

He is keen on education and training and responsible for training specialist registrars in geriatrics and an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Tarun Solanki at Nuffield Health

  • Care for the elderly
  • Medicine for the elderly

Locations Dr Tarun Solanki works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Physicians London
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Geriatrics Society
  • National Osteoporosis Society
  • Osteoporosis Dorset
  • South West Orthogeriatric Network

Other posts held

  • Consultant Physician, NHS Portsmouth
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol

Insurers Dr Tarun Solanki works with

Dr Tarun Solanki works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • AXA Health
  • WPA
  • The Exeter Friendly