Dr Reena Rau

Consultant Geriatrician and General Physician


Dr Reena Rau is a physician specialising in Geriatric Medicine who has worked in numerous hospitals including Austin Health, Monash Health, Prince Charles and Royal Brisbane Hospital. Her extensive experiences have involved working in various areas of internal and geriatric medicine including:

  • Community based Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment(s)
  • Cognitive Dementia Assessment Memory Service and Psychogeriatric Services
  • Continence Service
  • Movement disorders
  • Geriatric inpatient and Ortho geriatric / peri operative assessments
  • Community Palliative care services
  • Chronic Complex disease management

She has also been involved in research involving symptom management and improving care in older adults including:

  • A systematic review in the use of melatonin in delirium which was presented at a scientific conference and also received “the best project of the year award by Monash Health”
  • A pilot study of screening geriatric oncology patients for vulnerability to adverse outcomes
  • Fatigue after stroke trial
  • Association between type of anaesthesia, surgery and post operative morbidity and mortality in older patients with hip fractures