Principal and CMA


Air Marshal (Dr). P. Madhusoodanan (Retd) AVSM, PVSM, VSM- Principal & CMA ,
Dr Somervell Memorial C.S.I Medical College and Hospital

Qualification:MS(Surg),M.Ch(Uro), DNB (Uro), FICS,FAIS,FAeMS,(Professor of Surgery)

Address:Dr.Somervell Memorial C.S.I. Medical College & Hospital
Karakonam P.O, Thiruvananthapuram District
Kerala – 695 504
Phone:0471 3074000 Extn:2114
Fax:0471 2250239

A medical professional with over 45 years of experience in Medical and Defense Establishments, Dr. P. Madhusoodanan completed his MBBS degree with high merit from Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) Pune in 1970. In 1971, he was commissioned to the Army Medical Services and played a key role in the Indo-Pak war. After his MS from AFMC, he earned his M.Ch in Urology from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, besides DNB (Urology) from National Board of Examinations, NewDelhi. In 1990, he opened a new chapter in the Armed Forces Medical Services by performing the first Renal transplantation and Minimally invasive surgery (Urology).

He was Dean of Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, Chief Surgeon to Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) and as Director General of Medical Services in the Indian Air Force, he played a stellar role in the Defense Services of our country. He is a Urologist and a Transplant Surgeon of repute and was an Examiner in Pune and Delhi University and at National Board of Examination, NewDelhi. He is a member of the Indian Surgeons’ Association, Indian Urological Society, Indian Aerospace Medicine Society, Urology International Society and is a Fellow at International Surgeons College.

Dr. Puthiyaveetil Madhusoodanan was also an Honorary Surgeon to the President of India. He received his VISHISTA SEVA MEDAL (VSM) in 2002, ATHI VISHISTA SEVA MEDAL (AVSM) in 2008 and PARAMA VISHISTA SEVA MEDAL (PVSM) in 2011 from President of India.

Prior to joining this institution he was the Director of Administration and Senior Consultant Transplant Surgeon at Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum.

He is the Principal (w.e.f 01.06.2016) and Chief Medical Administrator (w.e.f. 08.07.2015) of this Institution.

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