Academic Bio Data

Had School Education at St. Micheal’s High School, Coimbatore.

Pre - University Course at PSG Arts College, Secured First Class (June 1966 to March 1967)
First Year M.B.B.S (One Year) at D.G. Vaishava College, Chennai (July 1967)

Under graduate training at Stanley Medical college, Chennai. Passed M.B.B.S. in April 1973.
Compulsory Rotating Internship (May 1973 to May 1974)

Senior House Surgery in Chest and Cardiology (July 1974 to Marc 1975)
Post Graduate Study in Medicine under Madras University at Madras Medical College ( April 1975 to March 1978) M.D ( Gen. Medicine ) - 1978
6 Months as a Special Trainee in Intensive Medical care at Government general Hospital at Chennai.(April 1978 to September 1978)
Got FRCP (Conferred) at Glasgow in November 2010.

Passed ECFMG Examination in first attempt and hold an interim certificate.

English, Tamil, Hindi & Malayalam

  • Visiting Professor of Medicine VMS Collage, Salem
  • Used to teach Junior Doctors in ward rounds daily
  • Used to teach Family medicine to the General Practitioners through IMA and his hospital through out the year .
  • Regularly teaching and conducting Medical under graduates of near by area for PG Entrance Exams
  • Presented papers in International medical conference on sexology in 1985
  • Presented papers in International Medical Conference on "Cystic Fibrosis" ( Chest Disease) in 1985
  • Received The Best Teacher appreciation award from Professor Dante Maruthanayagam in Madras Medical College
  • Visit as a Honorary Teacher he used to teach medicine for Vinayaga medical College Salem, PSG Medical College students Coimbatore and Perundurai Medical College Students
  • Conducts continues Medical Education for IMA members of Tirupur monthly
  • Actively involved in case presentation and discussion in the Clinical Meeting held paretically at Government Head quarters Hospital, Tirupur for the last three decade
  • As a GC member of API conducted courses on ECG and Diabetis at various Towns As EC member of Hypertension Society Conducted many CME programs on various topics on hyper tension at various IMA Branches
  • As a National Working Group member of RNTCP conducted many CME programs on RNTCP & DOTS at many places through out the country
  • Delivered Mohammed Ibrahim Oration about “Diagnosis and Management of Impotence” in 58th IMA Tamilnadu on 1st may 2004.
  • Member of the Faculty in the 4th World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications - International Congress held at Chennai on Feb 2005.
  • Participated as a Chairperson and spoke on “Art of Achieving Excellence” in 80th
  • National Conference of Indian Medical Association - Medicon 2005 on Dec 2005 at Chennai.
  • Delivered Dr. SA. Raja Rathinam Oration about “Hospital Accreditation in Indian Scenario” in 60th IMA Annual State Conference at 2006. Moderator for Hypertension Seminar in INDO AMERICAN 2006.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in TAPICON 2006 in April 2006. Main Co-ordinator to organise INDO AMERICAN Continuous Medical Education Program in the year 2006, 2007, 2009 when around 50 Doctors from USA Visited India.
  • Delivered U.S.V Oration about “ Indian Hypertension Guidelines - 2” in the 61st IMA State Conference at Tanjore 2007.
  • Delivered talk on Obesity in INDO AMERICAN 2007
  • Participated as a Chair Person In TAPICON 2007 in April 2007 at Salem on Diabetic Symposium.

  • The Chairperson at the 6th Annual all India Conference of Diabetic Foot Society of India held on September 2007 at Chennai.
  • Had Participated as a Chairperson in the 82nd Annual Conference of IMA, “IMACON 2007' (Equivalent to Twenty hours of CME) in Nagpur.
  • Participated in Diabetic Update 2008 at San Antonio, USA in Oct 2008
  • Represented Medical Council of India in Various Medical Colleges all over the Country and delivered Lectures on Various topics on Medical Education during Platinum Jubilee year (2008-2009)
  • Delivered Chairman’s Oration about “Ethics-Yesterday Today Tomorrow” in API Annual Conference 2008, Trichy Had Participated as a Moderator for “Update in Gastroenterology” Program in the Two day National Medical Conference and CME Program “GE CON 2008” held on July 2008 at Chennai.
  • Delivered Prestigious IMA CGP Silver Jubliee Oration Award on “ Ethics - Yesterday Today and Tomorrow” at the 83rd All India Medical Conference held at Indore on December 2008.
  • Presented a paper on Hidden Curriculum in Pro Conference Workshop at Sri Ramachandra University in 2008 Presented a Scientific paper on Annual Day 24th Aug 2009 in Association of Physicians of India, Chennai Moderator for Diabetes Update in INDO AMERICAN 2009.
  • Shared a Session on " Recent Advances" in the ASICON 2009
  • Delivered a lecture on Childhood obesity in RSSDI National Conference at Ahmedabad in 2009
  • Delivered Prestigious National IMA Dr.R.K.Menda Memorial Oration on Metabolic Syndrome in 2009 at Hyderabad.
  • Delivered Prestigious Torrent Oration in Tamilnadu State IMA Conference on " Recent MCI Regulations " in 2010
  • Took part in debate on Alternative Model for Under Graduate Medical Education held at New Delhi 2010 at Medical Council of India
  • Presented academic papers in National and State Medical Conferences every year Regularly delivering presentations in all the leading Tamil Television networks on Health education Trainer in Swine Flue Education Master Trainer in Avian Influenza Conducted by Indian medical Association Supported by Plan International ( INDIA )
  • Delivered a talk on Diabetic foot in India along with Dr. Vijay Viswanathan at Glasgow Caledonian University Moderator on Drug Treatment of Hypertension in HSICON 2010 all India Hypertensive Society Conference held at Coimbatore in October 2010
  • Given a talk on Resistant Hypertension in Hypertension Conclave Conducted by American Society of Hypertension (ASH) & Hypertension Society of India

  • An Article on “ Aphthous Ulcer” in a Journal called Antiseptic in 1983
  • An Article on Cystic Fibrosis in Chest Disease Journals in 1985
  • An Article in API Medicine Update 2007 - “ Drug Dose Adjustment in Chronic Renal Diseases”
  • An Article in API Medicine Update 2008 - “ Resurging Infections: Dengue”
  • An Article in API Medicine Update 2009 - “ Principle and Practice of Medical Ethics in Day to Day Practice - " A Physician perspective "
  • An Article on Obesity in Special JIMA Journals in 2009
  • An Article in IMA Family Medicine Journal of India -” Brittle Diabetes” in 2009
  • An Article in Medicine Update 2010 - Hypertensive Emergencies
  • Had authored a Book on Uses & Abuses of Drugs in Tamil
  • Written an Article on Hyponatremia to be published in 2011 API Medicine Update
  • Various medical books in Tamil
  • An article on Hypertensive emergencies in Post Graduate medicine API 2010
  • As a Dean of IMA CGP ( College of General Practitioner) published 3 journals . One on Labroascopic second on Cardiothoracic Surgery and a family medicine .
  • Authored a Book on " Thirumanagal Thiruthapadvendm " in Tamil
  • An Article on Hyperglycemic nonketotic coma in Family Medicine November 2010
  • Compiled a Day to Day useful book " Alter Ego".
  • managing Editor - "IMAIGAL" IMA monthly Tamil health magzine.
  • Editor - IMA Directory
  • Editor - Weekly Electronic Bulletin "IMAGE "
  • Medical Referee JAPI - Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
  • Member - Advisory Board - JAPI
  • Member - Editorial Board JIMA - Journal of Indian Medical Association .
  • Regularly writes in weekly and daily Magazines on Health issues

  • As active IMA President he had published monthly letters, motivational messages in TIMA, PPLSS bulletin and monthly tamil magazine “IMAIGAL”
  • New Year and independence day greetings which he sent every year was usually in book from with lot of motivational and patriotic and Health Awareness Programs IMA Multi State CME Meetings were conducted at Salem & Chennai.
  • As IMA State President along with UNICEF conducted awareness and Education camp on lodized salt and other mocronutrients for the public, with special care to children.
  • Addressed at Coimbatore IMA on Importance of Micro nutrients

    For the first time in the History of IMA TNSB Zonal Conferences were conducted in North , South, East ,West zone of IMA TNSB during 2002-2003 in which more Doctors participated, interacted among themselves and exchanged their views on various advancement in their field. Meritorious Service Awards were given for IMA Members.

  • As a Dean of IMA he motivated many state Branches of IMA to organise Certificate Courses and Medical Update on Diabetolog, Family Medicine for General Practitioners.
  • Four zonal Conferences were organized on “Family Medicine” for General Practitioners during his Tenure as Dean.
  • Three Family Medicine Journals were released during the period.
  • He received Best Dean Award from IMA National President.

  • Member - Medical council of India (2007-2012).
  • Member - Nursing Council of India (2008-2012).
  • Senate Member- The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (2004-2006)
  • Senate Member - The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (2007-2010)
  • Governing Council Member - The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (2008-2011)
  • Past State President, Tamilnadu Medical Council (2004-2006)
  • Past State President, Indian Medical Association - Tamilnadu State Branch (2002-2003)
  • Past Chairman, Association of Physician of India Tamil Nadu State Chapter (2008-2009)
  • Past Chairman of IMA Private Hospital and Nursing Home Board - Tamilnadu (2003-2008)
  • Governing council Member - Association of Physician of India (2005-2008)
  • Zonal Member (South Zone) - Association of Physician of India (2008-2011)
  • Zonal Member - Association of Physician of India (2011-2014)
  • EC member Hypertension Society of India (2009-2012)
  • Past Dean of Studies - Indian Medical Association College of General Pracitioners (2006-2007)
  • State Convener - Crisis Management Committee Tamilnadu State 2008 - 2011
  • Fellow of Indian College of Physicians (FICP)
  • Organizing Chairman CIMA CGP2007 ( Common Wealth Medical Association & IMA CGP ) annual conference held at Chennai
  • Founder secretary - Indian Red Cross Society Triupur Branch
  • Had conducted several medical workshops in the banner of IMA & Rotary International.
  • Represented India in South East Asian countries medical council meeting held at Colombo 2009 to discuss about Medical Education in Various Countries.
  • Ex-Member -Tamilnadu Pharmacy Council
  • Ex-Member - Tamilnadu Dental Council
  • Governing Council Member - Bannari Amman College of Engineering, Bannari
  • Governing Council Member, P.S.G. College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu State.,
  • Managing Trustee of TISSO ( Tirupur Social Service Organization ) running a school, Orphanage, and Hospital in Tirupur , Tamilnadu State

  • Organising Co-Chairman & Scientific Chairman HSICON 2010 Coimbatore WHO & ICMR:
    Took an active part in Diabetic Control Workshop conducted by WHO & ICMR at chennai with 27 state health Secretaries in Which IMA’s important role for the Diabetic Control Programme was discussed.

    Organised a medical week with the help of Indian Medical Association Tamilnadu State Branch and British Council Where in Continuous Medical Education programme was conducted for Doctors of chennai for one week.

    He is owning a 50 Bedded Multi Speciality Hospital at Tirupur and Practicing Internal Medicine including Cardiology and Diabetology for last 32 years.
    TISSO (Tirupur Social Service Organisation) under his management, opened a Childeren’s Hospital (Tisso Hospital) at Tirupur in 1998 with Pediatrician, Qualified Staffs, Modern Equipments and 24 hours Ambulance service round the clock. He was instrumental in starting IMAYAM Cancer care Hospital at Erode in 2003

    In 2009 he helped to organise IMA SAMBA Health Care Centre at Dindigul.

    He was the Pioneer who Evolved the concept of trauma care centres in National Highways to help road accident victims. 19 Trauma care centres were opened in national Highways to take care road accident victims through out the Dist. During 1999-2000. Held 5 Seminars on Trauma care and trained 6500 volunteers to take care accident victims and given first Aid Training. With the help of Government 11 Trauma care centers were started by private hospitals in the High Ways in Tamil Nadu during his IMA Presidentship.

    Had saved two lives on one occasion and one life in another occasion who met with a Road accident and were bleeding profusely. 43 Ambulances were dedicated and Mr. AR Lakshmanan chief justice of Kerala was the Chief Guest.With the help of Government. 11 Trauma care centers were started by Private Hospitals in the High ways in Tamil Nadu during his IMA Presidentship

    Organized camp for Scouts and Students where in demonstration and training about First Aid was given. As Chief Traffic Warden organized First Aid Training in the Schools and as a Rotary District Governor Trained Volunteers in variours towns and gave identity cards to volunteers to help Accident Victims. He has organized First Aid training through St. John Ambulance and Indian Red Cross Society.

    As a Organizing Chairman for National Medico Legal Conference organized 2 day workshop at chennai to discuss common medico legal problems in practice where in many lawyers and experts of decesherent field participated. The deliberations were guidelines to the practicing Doctors.

    Delivered Lectures on various medical topics on 20 occasion in Doordharsan, Chennai and on 30 occasion in all india Radio Attemded many interview organised by SUN TV & RAJ TV. Organised a Pattimandram on AIDS and delivered lecture on Given Health tips in SUN T.V for 3 weeks continuously .“NALLA IRUKKENGALA” was a talk show organised and telecasted in Vijay TV continuously for 50 weeks which had a verygood reception among the TV viewers Attended many interviews organised by SUN TV & RAJ TV.

    Had given talk on Drug Abuse more than 20 times in schools, colleges, villages and in all India Radio Since 1982. Launched Drug Abuse prevention as a District Project during his tenure as Rotary Governor and held seminars and symposiums at various parts of the District.

    A Camp every year for 10 days at A.G. Hospital is being organised where people are made to stop smoking since 1983. III effects of smoking were screened on T.V People were made to understand how smoking affects their lung functions with the help of spirometry.

    With the Guidance of the Government and assistance of IMA created awareness and given a talk about filarisis and distributed Diethyl Carbaximipine tablets in the endemic areas in Tamil Nadu.

    As an Organising Chairman along with Indian Medical association and Rotary club of Tirupur organised a 10 days medical exhibition at Tirupur and more than 10,000 people and students were given health education in 1990. A mega medical exhibition, Health Mela and Medical camp with various specialities were done at Tirupur for 7 days with the help of P.S.G Medical College, Perundurai Medical College and various specialities hospital of Coimbatore under his leadership in the year 1998-99 by which 20,000 people were Educated and benefitted

    IMA Research wing has been formed to take up Research Pojects of Social relevance and relevance to IMA activities to create awareness on certain important medical issues like organ Donation. As a Convenor Organised a Camp and screening more than 6000 people for Diatbetes in 2009 along with TNIMA & TNAPI

    IMAIGAL , a monthly Tamil health magazine is being released every month in different places periodically for which he is the managing editor. Under his managing Editorial a tamil monthly health magazine in published in T.N in which he given very useful tips to the readers on health.

    He has signed a MOU with Alagappa University to impart training on “Basics of Computer” to the members of IMA TNSB Given a talk on Role of IT in Health Care sponsored by Confederation of Indian Industry at Coimbatore

  • “Life Time Achievement Award” from KG Foundatio n Coimbatore in July 2008.
  • IMA Best State President Awardee 2002 – 2003.
  • Received Appreciation Award for Organizing CIMA CGP 007
  • Received IMACGP Silver Jubilee Oration Award for his Oration on Ethics Yesterday Today and Tomorrow at the 83 rd All India Medical Conference held at Indore.
  • IMA Award for membership growth and development for 5 times
  • Recipient of Distinguished Service Award from Rotary International 2008.
  • Received Rotary International District Award for conducting free medical camps in the year 1984 at Palghat District Assembly.
  • Meritorious Award from Rotary Foundation - 2003.
  • During 1989 – 1990 Rotary District 3200 adjudged him as the Best President and his clubs became STAR CLUB (Rotary Club of Tirupur)
  • Received Certificate of Merit Award for Distinguished Service to the Community from Dictionary of International Biography, Cambridge, England.
  • Received Certificate of Excellence Award from the Royal Society of Health, UK.
  • Received Fellow of the Academy Award from the Academy of General Education, Karnataka.
  • Received Special Award from International Union Against Cancer for attending the PostGraduate Course in Clinical Cancer Chernotherapy, Chennai.
  • Received a Certificate for attending the Electrocardiography Update held at PRG Institute of Cardiology and Research centre at Coimbatore.
  • Received Certificate of Honour with “SERVICE ABOVE SELF” Award for his services to the society and IMA for the Stella role in IMA SAMBA HEALTH CAR E CENTRE, Dindigul
  • Received Certificate of Excellence Award for attending the world Association for Sexology Conference organised by Indian Association of Sex Educators Counsellors and Therapists, New Delhi, India.
  • Received a Certificate for participated a s a Member of the Faculty in the 4th World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications – International Congress held at Chennai.
  • Received a Certificate for participated as a Member of Faculty for having attended in Pre Conference Workshop / Conference in MCI Platinum Jubilee Scientific Meeting held at Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai.
  • Received Best Chairperson Award for 6 th Annual All India Conference of Diabetic Foot Society of India held at Chennai.
  • Received Certificate of Participation Aw ard for the Workshop for State Facilitators for implementation of “AAO GAON CHALEN” Project held at Chennai.
  • Received Certificate of Participation in the Two day National Medical Conference and CME Program “GE CON 2008” titled, “UPDATE IN GASTROENTEROLOGY FOR PHYSICIANS” held at Chennai.
  • Received Tamil Nayaru Award from Tamilnadu Thirukural Arakattalai
  • Received Kalai Kaviri Award from Kalai Kaviri College of Fine Arts, Tiruchy
  • Received Certificate of Appreciation Award from Rotary International
  • Rotary International Meritorious Award for conducting free medical camps
  • Rotary District Governor’s Citation Award 1992 -93, 1993-94
  • Special Award from the Rotary District Governor 1996 -97
  • Best Hospital Award from Rotary Club of Tirupur South for 5 years
  • R.I. Presidential Citation Award 1999 -2000
  • R.I. Membership Development & Extension Award 1999 -2000
  • Polio Plus Award from National Polio Plus Committee
  • Outstanding Service Award for FIVE YEARS from Lions Club, Tirupur
  • International Citation Award for TWO TIMES from Li ons Club, Tirupur
  • Honour from Governor of Maharashtra State for social service
  • Honour from Vice Chancellor, Alagappa University for yeomen service
  • Received many awards from State Government, Rotary, Jaycees, Lions, Seva Sangams and other service organizations.
  • Eminent Citizen Award
  • Vijay Rathna Award
  • Rajiv Gandhi Award
  • Outstanding Personality Award from CMC, Vellore
  • Outstanding social service Award from Jaycees 1993 -94
  • MGR Award – 2003
  • Recipient of award for having collected maximum funds for the National MEDICON held at Chennai in 2005.
  • Received Doctor’s Day State Award from Tamilnadu State IMA 2006

    Son of Late Mr. C S. Arumugam, Superintendent of Police. Happily married Dr. Bhanumathy, a Gynecologist. They were blessed with two daughters and both of them got married. His elder brother PADMASHRI Mr. A. Sakthivel is the Founder President of Ti rupur Exporters Association and also he was the chairman for Apparel Export Promotion Council. Now at Present The President for FIEO. His younger brother Lion Mr A. Sivakumar is the Assistant Commandant General in Chief for Home Guards , Tamil Nadu.

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