Dr V Ramasubramanian is a specialist in Infectious Diseases, adolescent and adult vaccinations and travel medicine. He is currently a Senior Consultant in Infectious Diseases, HIV & Tropical Medicine at Apollo Hospital, Chennai and a Professor of Infectious Diseases at the Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research, Saveetha Medical College, Apollo Hospitals Educational & Research Foundation and the MGR Medical University, Chennai. Dr Ramasubramanian graduated from the Madras Medical College and did his post graduation in Internal Medicine from the prestigious Post Graduate Institute in Chandigarh. He trained in Infectious Diseases and HIV in the United Kingdom after getting his MRCP. He also obtained diplomas in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene from the London School of Tropical Medicine and in Genito-Urinary Medicine from the Society of Apothecaries, London.
After he returned to India, he has played a pioneering role in establishing Infectious Disease as a specialty in India. He is passionate about Infection Control and has been instrumental in laying down the principles of Infection Control in several hospitals. He is the Chair of the Hospital Infection Control Committee at Apollo Hospital, Chennai.
He is an excellent teacher and a sought after speaker for conferences.
In 2008, he founded Immune Boosters, a unique clinic dedicated to adolescent and adult vaccinations and Travel Health. The clinic, the first of its kind in India, propagated the concept of preventive health and travel medicine. In 2018, he established The Capstone Clinic (www.thecapstoneclinic.com), a multispecialty family out-patient clinic.
Dr Ramasubramanian has authored several research publications and chapters in text books. He has also been the principal investigator in several international drug trials. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow.