Dr. Rajan Santosham

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Thoracic Surgery, FRCS - Cardiothoracic Surgery, FCCP - Pulmonary Medicine, FICS, FICA

Thoracic (Chest) Surgeon


44 Years Experience

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Dr. Rajan Santosham is the Chairmen and Senior Thoracic Surgeon of the Santosham Chest Hospital. He is also a Senior Consultant in Thoracic Surgery in Apollo Hospital. He did his MBBS in 1970, MS in 1974 and M.Ch Thoracic surgery in 1977 from Madras Medical College.He entered the Madras Medical College as a student and retired in 2005 as head of the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery of the Government General Hospital. Rajan Santosham, who specialized in thoracic surgery, fed his interest in this field of surgery despite his exacting schedule at the G.H.Dr.Rajan Santosham is a member in 17 professional bodies the world over. Among his achievements is the lifetime achievement award from the Indian Association of Bronchology and admission as fellow to the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons and to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He has trained many surgeons and pulmonologists and conducted workshops in bronchoscopy.

Egmore, Chennai

Santosham Chest Hospital

70, Old Number 155, Egmore High Road, Landmark: Opposite Presidency Girls Higher Secondary School, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

08:00 - 10:00
06:00 - 07:00


Greams Road, Chennai

Apollo Hospital


21/22 Greams Lane, Thousand Lights, Off Greams Road, Landmark: Near Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai

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Carotid Artery Disease
Non-Invasive Cardiology
Invasive Cardiac


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MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1971
MS - General Surgery - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1974
MCh - Thoracic Surgery - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1977


1978 - 2016 Chairman at Santosham Chest Hospital
1985 - 2005 Head Of Department at Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Govt General Hospital

Awards and Recognitions

Life Time Achievement Award - Indian Association Of Bronchology - 2005


Tamilnadu Medical Council
European Society Of Thoracic Surgeons
Royal College Of Surgeons (FRCS)
Indian Academy of Echocardiography


21173 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1971
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