Dr. H.S. Somanath

Chairman - Cardiology

MD, DM (Cardiology)

An eminent interventional Cardiologist trained from PGI (Postgraduate Institute), Chandigarh and AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), New Delhi.
He is known for his full repertoire of interventional skills. He was instrumental in setting up several prestigious cardiac centers in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.


  • Dr. Somnath is a cardiologist of 35 years of standing in the field of cardiology. After his under graduation from the university of Mysore, he did his postgraduate (M.D.-MEDICINE) and postdoctoral (D.M. CARDIOLOGY) courses from the most prestigious institutions of India viz; The PGI (Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research), Chandigarh and AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi) respectively.
  • Most of his cardiology experience was obtained at the famous Perambur Railway Hospital at Chennai. This centre is considered a Centre of Excellence for Cardiac Sciences and is a pioneering centre for cardiac research and treatment in India. This is a recognized center for specialty training in cardiology, cardiac surgery and cardiac Anesthesia.

Accomplishments & Awards

He has to his credit several publications and presented papers in several conferences. He has also contributed a chapter in a book on Geriatric cardiology. He has been attending national and International conferences and workshops regularly. Apart from organizing live workshops he has been conducting regular CME programs and actively involved in teaching programs. He is also a faculty member for the Indo-French Interventional Forum. He has arranged several workshops with the visiting faculty.

Areas of Interest

  • Interventional cardiology including peripheral vascular interventions.


  • Cardiological Society Of India