Welcome to Glanis Institute of Medical Sciences

Institute Director

Dr. Madhu Purushothaman, MBBS, American Board of Pediatrics, FAAP
Director – Glanis Institute of Medical Sciences
Formerly Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pittsburgh
& Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School, USA

Dr. Madhu Purushothaman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics. After his MBBS degree from Madras Medical College, Dr. Madhu did his pediatric residency training at the Brookdale University Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Following his residency, Dr. Madhu was a clinical fellow in General Academic Pediatrics at the Harvard Medical School & Children’s Hospital Boston, which is ranked as America’s No.1 Children’s Hospital. During his clinical fellowship at the Harvard Medical School, Dr. Madhu has done seminal work in the field of pediatric environmental & school health.

Dr. Madhu has served as faculty in Pediatrics at prestigious universities in the United States like the University of Pittsburgh, Georgia Regents University, University of Texas Medical Branch and the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center before moving to India to join Apollo Children’s Hospital (Chennai) as a Consultant Pediatrician and later the SRM Institutes for Medical Science as a Senior Consultant in Pediatrics.

While in the United States, Dr. Madhu served as the President of the Young Physician Section of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin – America’s second largest medical organization after the American Medical Association.

Dr. Madhu was honored by the American Medical Association with the Physician Recognition Award and by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin with the Young Physician Leader Award. He is currently a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Madhu is also an avid medical writer, having authored numerous medical articles in the lay press, including ‘The Hindu’- India’s National Newspaper. He has also been a television news anchor and a medical TV journalist.

Dr. Madhu Purushothaman is presently the Director of the Glanis Institute of Medical Sciences – a new, state-of- the-art training institute in the medical & allied health sciences located at Madurai, India.