Dr. Ashwin Subramaniam Ayyappan


M.B.B.S., D.N.B.(General Medicine)


General Medicine



About the Doctor

Designation: Senior Consultant- Internal Medicine & Diabetology
Specialty: General Medicine & Diabetology
Consultanting Time: Monday to Friday - 10 am to 3 pm
Specialties Experience: 
  • Senior Consultant - Internal Medicine& Diabetology, Kauvery Hospitals - May 2012 to Present (5 years 2 months)
  • Assistant Physician, Sri Ramachandra University - February 2011 to April 2012 (1 year 3 months)
  • Apollo Hospitals, Senior Resident in General Medicine - June 2005 to January 2011 (5 years 8 months) Chennai Area, India
Scholastic performance:
Seminars, workshops and CME'S attended
  • Participated in the annual conference conducted by Indian Society of Electrocardiology(ISECON) February 2006
  • Participated in "Fujio Cup 2007" and Symposium on stem cells and regenerative medicine organized by Nitchi Centre of Regenerative Medicine (September 2007)
  • Participated in the CME program in Internal medicine conducted by the Royal College of Physicians(London) held at Thiruvananthapuram(February 2007)
  • Attended All India Post Graduate Teaching And Training program conducted by API in Chennai (December 2006,2007)
  • Participated in a seminar on "Future of stem cells" by Dr.Young conducted by Apollo Hospitals, Chennai(September 2007)
  • Participated in the international symposium on Gastrointestinal disorders conducted by Apollo Hospitals, Chennai(October 2008)
  • Attended CME program on "Advances in Internal Medicine" conducted by Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai (September 2008,2009,2011)
  • Attended Infectious disease - Update Course conducted by Apollo Hospitals, Chennai( February 2010)
  • Attended "Mediclinics" conducted by Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai (January 2011, February 2012)
  • CME on Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura conducted by Apollo Cancer Institutes, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai (April 2012)
  • CME on Comprehensive Management of Lipid disorders conducted by Madras Medical Mission (June 2012)
  • Appeared in a television interview educating the public on hypertension- prevention and management (July 2012)
  • Panel Speaker on Diabetes and Cardiovascular risk- identification and prevention (July 2012)
  • CME on JNC VIII- Hypertension (August 2012)
  • Wrote an article on "Preventive Health Check - Choose a Healthy Life" on Mylapore and Adyar times for public awareness(August & September 2012)
  • CME on current urological perspectives (September 2012)
  • Scientific symposium on "CV Spectrum" (September 2012)
  • CME on benign pancreatic lesions and renal cancer conducted by IMA - South Chennai Kauvery Hospital (October 2012)
  • CME - Recent advances in the management of acute heart failure(October 2012)
  • Attended three-day national conference conducted by RSSDI held at Chennai (October 2012)
  • CME on Brain & Heart Update 2012 conducted by IMA Chennai Teynampet, Marina &Kauvery Hospital (November 2012)
  • CME on "Diuretics in Hypertension" (December 2012)
  • Wrote an article on "Giddiness and Fainting" in Adyar times education the public on what to do in case of an emergency(January 2013)
  • Kauvery Clinical Meet - Bronchial artery embolization & Interesting case presentation (February 2013)
  • CME on "Managing Infections - Improving Outcomes" (March 2013)
  • Kauvery Clinical Meet - Diagnosing Diabetes Mellitus - Are We Right? - (Dr. Ashwin Subramaniam) (March 2013)
  • CME on Premix Vs Basal Insulin (March 2013)
  • Kauvery Clinical Meet- Acute and Chronic urinary retention(March 2013)
  • Kauvery Clinical Meet- How to be Professional? (April 2013)
  • Kauvery Clinical Meet on Myocardial Infarction (April 2013)
  • Successfully completed a certificate course on Thyroid disorders conducted by the Indian Thyroid Society (May 2013)
  • Kauvery Clinical Meet ( Stress in clinical practice) (June 2013)
  • CME on evidence-based management of Hypertension (June 2013)
  • CME on Insulin Initiation ( August 2013)
  • CME on inpatient management of hyperglycemia(August 2013)
  • CME on improving outcomes in diabetic pregnancies (August 2013)
  • CME on Diabetic Nephropathy (August 2013)
  • CME on Current concepts in Hypertension management(August 2013)
  • CME on Unmet needs in diabetes management( August 2013)
  • CME on Insulin Degludec (September 2013)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (September 2013)
  • CME on Diabetic Neuropathy (October 2013)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (October 2013)
  • Attended Three day National Conference conducted by RSSDI held at Greater Noida (November 2103)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (November 2013)
  • Wrote an Article in Mangayar Malar(A Tamil fortnightly magazine) regarding seasonal diseases (November 2013)
  • CME on Basal Insulin Therapy (November 2013)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (December 2013)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (January 2014)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (February 2014)
  • Scientific symposium on Long-Acting Insulins(February 2014)
  • Cardiometabolic Summit at Singapore (March 2014)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (March 2014)
  • Attended RNTCP workshop held by IMA Tamilnadu(March 2014)
  • ACC conference update - Approach to clinical implementation of hypertension guidelines(April 2014)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum IMA - (April 2014)
  • Paradigm shift in Diabetes management(April 2014)
  • Symposium on Cardio-Metabolic Syndrome (May 2014)
  • Completed the AHA (American Heart Association) program on Hypertension and CV risk ( May 2014)
  • Organized Hypertension screening camp on World Hypertension Day ( May 17th 2014) at Kauvery Hospital, Chennai
  • Attended Symposium on Hypertension and CV risk (May 2014)
  • Organized and participated in the Cardio - Diabetology camp at Chengalpattu on behalf of Kauvery Hospital, Chennai(May 19th, 2014)
  • Symposium on Heart failure (June 2014)
  • Cardio-Diabetology medical camp at Chennai (June 2014)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (July 2014)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum IMA (August 2014)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (September 2014)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (October 2014)
  • RSSDI National Conference on Diabetes (November 2014)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (December 2014)
  • RSSDI National Conference on Diabetes (October 2015)
  • Kauvery Academic Forum (January 2015 to April 2018)
Cases Presented
  • Symposium on Ischemic Heart Disease-Chronic stable Angina
  • A case of Black water fever
  • A case of Cyclical Neutropenia
  • A case of Henoch Schonlein Purpura
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency in MHC population of Apollo Hospitals
  • An unusual presentation of Hypothyroidism
  • A case of Addison's disease
  • A case of culture negative infective endocarditis
  • An uncommon presentation of SLE
  • A case ofPolyarteritisNodosa
  • Infrapulmonary Effusion
  • Diabetology symposium- Newer anti-diabetic drugs
  • Fulminant GBS mimicking brain death
  • A case of Rhino- cerebral Mucormycosis
  • PUO- a case of Melioidosis
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus presenting as vomiting
  • An interesting case of venous thrombosis-PNH
  • A case of PUO-Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pearls in PUO
  • Typhoid fever presenting as Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • A young female with hemoptysis- Bronchial Carcinoid
  • Three interesting cases of Pulmonary Opacities - Scrub Typhus
  • Secondaries in the Lung- Where is the Primary?
  • A case of Pheochromocytoma
  • Disseminated Nocardiosis
  • A Case of Lung Abscess
  • Mesenteric artery thrombosis complicating multiple myeloma
  • Typhoid Fever complicated by Hemophagocytic syndrome
  • An interesting case of Infective Endocarditis complicated by brain abscess in an immunocompromised male
  • Paraneoplastic Syndromes - An Overview
  • An interesting case of Methotrexate toxicity
Published- Has Publishes numerous papers
  • Malarial acute renal failure-It is here to stay - K Sampath Kumar, M Selvam, Ashwin Subramaniam A, ArunPrasanna-XXV Annual Conference, Indian Society of Nephrology, Southern Chapter, February 2005
  • A case of Infra Pulmonic Effusion - P.R.Vidyalakshmi, Ashwin Subramaniam.A, Ananthasubramaniam. G-Indian Journal of Clinical Practice: Vol 18, page 11, NO 5, October 2007
  • Rectal Tuberculosis mimicking malignant stricture- A Case Report - Ashwin Subramaniam. A Rajput.V, Madhubashini. M, Ananthasubramaniam. G- Indian Journal of Clinical Practice Vol 19,3:28, August 2008
  • Posterior Cerebral Artery Dissection - A Case Report - Ashwin Subramaniam A, Rajput V, MadhuBashini M, Ananthasubramaniam. G - Asian Journal of Clinical Cardiology Vol 11, Number 4, August 2008
  • A Case of Psoas Abscess - a case report - Ashwin Subramaniam, NupurDravid, Porselvi, Chitra Ayyappan, G.Ananthasubramaniam - The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India( Tamilnadu State Chapter), Vol 3, page 23, Issue 1, January - April 2011
  • ECG for diagnosis - The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India (Tamilnadu State Chapter) Volume 3, page 34, Issue 4, Sept - December 2012
Specialty experience: 10yrs after PG-Experience
Work Experience:
  • June 2005 to September 2005: Resident in Emergency Medicine at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • October 2005 to February 2006: Took a break to study for Post Graduate Entrance examinations
  • March 2006 to May 2006: Resident in Internal Medicine at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • June 2006 to May 2009: DNB postgraduate trainee in Internal Medicine at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai (under National Board of Examinations, New Delhi)
  • June 2009 to January 2011: Senior Resident in Internal Medicine, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • February 2011 to April 2012: Senior Resident / Assistant Physician, Sri Ramachandra Medical College& Research Institute, Chennai
  • May 2012 till date: Senior Consultant - Internal Medicine & Diabetology, Kauvery Hospital, Chennai
    • In-depth knowledge of advances in internal medicine
    • Excellent bedside manners and sound knowledge of ethical standards in delivering medical care
    • Strong ability to hire and train new professionals and students
    • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written with good interpersonal skills
    • Special interest in the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia Infectious diseases, Hepatitis & HIV.
Kauvery experience: 7yrs-Senior Consultant
  • Conveners and Infection Control Officer ( Hospital Infection Control Committee ) at Kauvery Hospital, Chennai since 2014
  • Member- Ethics Committee at Kauvery Hospital, Chennai since 2015
  • Formulated the antibiotic policy at Kauvery Hospital, Chennai(2016)
  • Instrumental in launching "Advance Diabetic Care Centre" at Kauvery Hospital, Chennai (2016)
  • The Department of Internal Medicine was the first to launch the DNB post-graduate program at Kauvery Hospital, Chennai
  • Organized screening camps for Hypertension detection every year On May 17th (World Hypertension Day) for the past five years
  • Organized Diabetes screening camps on November 14th (World Diabetes Day) every year for the past five years
Field of interest: Diabetology/Infectious diseases
Clinical Achievements: Awards:
  • Dr. Harnath Memorial Award for the BEST POSTGRADUATE in Internal Medicine by Apollo Hospitals, Chennai (2008)
Professional Body membership:
  • MRCP - UK - Member, Royal College of Physicians ( UK)
  • Member - IMA Chennai Kauvery Alwarpet Branch
Personal Interests: Light Music, Travelling, Driving-Motor Enthusiast, Sports-Cricket, Table tennis
Social activities
  • Appeared in a television interview educating the public on Hypertension prevention and management (July 2012)
  • Wrote an article on "Preventive Health Check - Choose a Healthy Life" in local newspapers (Mylapore and Adyar times) for public awareness (August 2012)
  • Wrote an article on "Giddiness and Fainting" in the local newspaper (Adyar Times) (January 2013)
  • Wrote an article on "Common Monsoon related Illness" in the local language in a Tamil monthly magazine (Mangayar Malar) (November 2013)
  • Public talk about Seasonal Flu - prevention and management (July 2014)
  • Talk about Diabetes - prevention and management to the staff of Reserve Bank of India (June 2016)
Languages: English, Tamil


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