Dr. C Anand Somaya

Senior Cardiovascular Surgeon in Mumbai

Affiliations

  • Consultant – Vascular Surgeon, Hinduja Hospital, Jan 1, 2009 – to date
  • Governor s nominee to the Governing Body of the Indian Red Cross Society, Maharashtra Branch, Feb 2008 – to date
  • Consultant – Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Police Hospital, Nagpada, 2005 – to date
  • Consultant – Cardio Vascular Surgeon, B.D. Petit Parsee General Hospital, June 7, 2004 – to date
  • Consultant – Cardio Vascular Surgeon, Masina Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai, May 1, 2004 – to date
  • Consultant – Cardio Vascular Surgeon to His Excellency, Governor of Maharashtra, Sept 1, 1999 – to date
  • Consultant – Cardio Vascular Surgeon, Cumballa Hill Heart Hospital, Kemps Corner, Mumbai, Oct 1997 – to date
  • Consultant – Cardio Vascular Surgeon, Breach Candy Hospital, Oct 1997 – to date
  • Co-ordinator (Administrative Chief) of Department of Cardio Vascular Surgery of the Bombay Hospital, August 1997 to Nov 1999
  • Visiting Professor in Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre and Brigham Hospital, Boston, U.S.A., Jan 1995 to Dec 1995
  • Honorary Associate Professor of Cardio Vascular Surgery, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, 1994 – to date
  • Honorary Associate Thoracic and Cardio Vascular Surgeon, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Nov 1987 – to date
  • Vascular Surgeon and Consultant attached to the Kidney Transplant team Dr. Phadke – Consultant Urologist, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Oct 1987 – to date
  • Visiting Fellow in Cardio Thoracic Surgery to the Texas Heart Institute with Dr. Denton Cooley, June 1986 to Sept 1987
  • Consultant and Visiting Cardio Thoracic Surgeon to the Santokba Durlabhji Trust Hospital, Jaipur, April 1985 – 1992
  • Visiting Fellow in Cardio Thoracic Surgery to the National Hospital `The Harley Street Clinic’ and the Italian Hospital London with Dr. Ronald Ross, F.R.C.S., June 1983 to Sept 1983
  • Honorary Assistant Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon at Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Bombay, Nov 1982 to Nov 1987
  • Clinical Assistant in Cardio Thoracic Surgery to Dr. Nemish A. Shah, M.S. F.R.C.S and Dr. S. Saxsena, F.A.C.S at Bombay Hospital, Bombay, Nov 1980 to Nov 1982
  • Honorary Consulting Surgeon, Jane Patrao Charitable Hospital, Moreland Road, Bombay, Oct 1979 – to date
  • Assistant Surgeon in General Surgery to Dr. S. Patrao, M.S. (General Surgery) M.D. (Gyn) F.C.P.S, Byculla Nursing Home, Bombay, Oct 1979 to Nov 1980
  • Assistant surgeon in Vascular and Cardio – Thoracic Surgery with Dr. T. P. Kulkarni, M.S., F.A.C.S, Medical Research Centre,Bombay Hospital, Bombay, Nov 1978 to Nov 1980
  • Graded Specialist in General Surgery, M. H. Secunderbad, Jan 1978 to Oct 1978
  • Final Phase Advanced Surgery Training Course, Armed Forces Medical College, Poona, Oct 1977
  • Practical Phase Advanced Surgery, Training Course, Armed Forces Medical College, Poona, Oct 1976 to Oct 1977
  • Department of Surgery Armed Forces Medical College, Poona, Oct 1976

Specialities

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Expertise

  • All types of cardiac and vascular surgery.

Education

  • M.S, FICA, FACP, FIACS

Awards

  • Achievement Award from the Chairperson of Local Health Board of his Highness Prince Aga Khan Health Services of India
  • Achievement Award from the President, Giants Group of Chowpatty for outstanding services done for the Group in 1987
  • Achievement Award from the President, MGR Medical College, Gulbarga, Karnataka for presenting a paper on “Changing Techniques in Coronary Artery Surgery”
  • Achievement Award from the President, MGR College, Gulbarga, Karnataka for presenting a video session on Open Heart Surgery at Gulbarga
  • Achievement Award from Shri Vasantdada Patel, Honorable Governor of Rajasthan for medical services rendered, Raj Bhavan, Jaipur, 1987
  • Achievement Award from the President, Giants Group of Tardeo for lecture and video session on Open Heart Surgery on March 20, 1988
  • Achievement Award from Shri. K. R. Narayan, Vice President of India in New Delhi for work done in Vascular Surgery, 1996
  • Achievement Award from H.E. Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma, President of India for Paper in Vascular Surgery, 1997
  • Achievement Award from H.E. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, President of India, Asian Vascular Society Meeting on Nov 3, 2004

Dr. Anand Somaya received his Medical Education in the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College in Pune. He spent seven years as a doctor in the Armed Forces from 1971 to 1978. During this period he was involved in treating battle casualties from the 1971 Indo Pak War in a high altitude hospital in Leh, Ladakh.

He then trained in Cardio Vascular Surgery under Dr. Nemish A. Shah and Dr. T. P. Kulkarni, who were both pioneering leaders in cardiac and vascular surgery. He did a Fellowship at the Texas Heart Institute under direction of the world renowned Cardio Vascular Surgeon Dr. Denton A. Cooley. He also trained with Dr. Donald Ross in London. He has been involved in treatment of the diseases of the heart and blood vessels from 1980 onwards and he is attached as a Consultant to the Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, The Cumballa Hill Hospital and the Breach Candy Hospital.

He is a founder member of the Vascular Society of India, whose purpose was to impress upon the public the importance of vascular diseases and its treatment. He was also President of the Vascular Society of India from 1997 to 1999 and increased the membership from a fledgling society to the 200 strong members it has today.

He has started the Bombay Vein Clinic dedicated to helping patients with all types of venous disease. This effort is to provide the most modern care available together with the latest and most sophisticated office medical equipment to bring comfort and solace to his patients. He will ensure that your visit to his vein clinic will be as pleasant, painless and quick, helping the patients to return to his or her normal activities as soon as possible.

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