About Dr. Anand Somaya

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 the direction of the world renowned Cardio Vascular Surgeon Dr. Denton A. Cooley. He also trained with Dr. Donald Ross in London. He underwent a transplant fellowship at the foremost transplant centre in the world under Dr. Thomas Starzl at the University College Hospital at Pittsburg, U.S.A. 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 and Medical Research Centre, the B.D. Petit Parsee General Hospital, the Cumballa Hill Hospital & Heart Institute, the P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre and the Masina Hospital. He is the Consultant – Cardio Vascular Surgeon to His Excellency, the Governor of Maharashtra and to the Greater Mumbai Police.

He has authored and co-authored several research papers on various topics in cardio vascular surgery which have been read at several national and international conventions and published in national and international journals.

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 the 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 laser 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.