About US

Overview of SMF

Sundaram Medical Foundation (SMF) is synonymous with Excellence in Healthcare. From providing remarkable turnarounds in diagnostic and tests to facilitating the treatment of patients with the most advanced healthcare, coming-of-age infrastructure and technology that enables seamless patient recovery and delight. Boasting 191 beds in Anna Nagar, Chennai, India, Sundaram Medical Foundation is a not-for-profit Multi Speciality General Hospital.

Promoted by the Sundaram Finance Group as a trust in November 1990, SMF has substantial depth within the broad specialities offering secondary health care which gives it the ability to ensure early detection and treatment of diseases, followed by referral to specialised centres, if required, for tertiary care. With a workforce of 850 staff and 150 medical professionals, the hospital provides free medical treatment to 30% of its Outpatients and 15% of its Inpatients.

Education & Training
Sundaram Medical Foundation is also an approved training centre by the National Board of Examination for Post-graduation degrees as a ‘Diplomate of National board’ in ten broad specialities. It also houses a training centre for Dental students and offers a Post-Doctoral Fellowship programme in Critical Care Medicine, a B.Sc Degree program in Emergency Medicine, and other reputed Academic programs such as Member of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (MRCEM), Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health (MRCPCH).

It also provides medical training for para-medicals, such as Physiotherapy & Nutritional Support Service Internship, and also conducts conferences like Academy for Continuing Medical Education (ACME) and Focussed Overviews Reviews & Updates in Medicine (FORUM).
The Vision of SMF and its Founder

SMF will provide Quality Health Care which is:

  • Community-Centered

  • Cost Effective

Our Motto

It operates in an environment that is clean, caring and responsive to the patient’s needs and serves as a Role Model of the Health Care Delivery System in India. In its years of service to the community, We are proud that SMF continues with a series of expansion and enhancement initiatives that will advance the vision of our founder.

Our Founder

Sundaram Medical Foundation is the brainchild of Dr S. Rangarajan, created to cater to  the community with a hospital that provides high-quality, cost-effective, community-centered care in an environment of transparency, trust and patient communication. His foresight resulted in the founding of the Sundaram Medical Foundation (SMF), which is now a “role model” for Indian healthcare delivery. 

Vision & Mission
Advantages of SMF
Quality Policies & Objectives


  • Focus always on the patient’s safety & well-being.

  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in the field of patient care.

  • Maintain high professional standards of patient care with regular quality audits and reviews to maintain excellence.

  • Ensure compliance with the applicable statutory and regulatory requirements

  • Training and motivating all our employees towards professional excellence & culture of quality, courteous care, dedicated teamwork, continual improvement, transparency and professional ethics.

  • Development of evidence-based and scientific problem-solving across the organization

  • Attention to environmental protection, energy conservation, and occupational health and safety hazards.

  • Establish and maintain an effective Quality Management System to provide total satisfaction to patients and employees, fulfilling their reasonable aspirations.

  • Create awareness of healthcare in society and provide quality healthcare at affordable cost.


SMF is committed to providing Quality healthcare services to meet the requirements of the patients and provide ‘Total Patient Satisfaction. We achieve this by:

  • A Committed, Competent and Courteous team of medical and other professionals

  • Ensuring Compliance with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements

  • Striving to continually improve the effectiveness of the Quality Management System, integrating with the other applicable Management system requirements

  1. Accredited under NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & healthcare Providers). 
  2. ISMS: The first hospital in India to be certified under the standard ISO/ IEC 27001:2013 –- Information Security Management Systems. 
  3. NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories) certified hospital-based laboratory services in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Clinical Pathology and Histopathology in Chennai under the standard ISO 15189:2012.