Dr. Ashwin Subramaniam Ayyappan


MBBS,DNB(Gen Med),MRCP(UK)Dip-Diabetology


General Medicine



About the Doctor

Designation: Senior Consultant- Internal Medicine & Diabetology
Specialty: General Medicine & Diabetology
Consultanting Time: Monday to Friday - 10am to 3pm
Specialties Experience: 
Senior Consultant - Internal Medicine& Diabetology, Kauvery Hospitals
May 2012 – Present (5 years 2 months)
ASSISTANT PHYSICIAN, Sri Ramachandra University
February 2011 – April 2012 (1 year 3 months)
June 2005 – 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 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)
  • Cardio metabolic 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 post graduate 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 POST GRADUATE 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 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 staff of Reserve Bank of India (June 2016)
Languages: English, Tamil


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