Dr. Sobha Subramaniam graduated from TD Medical College, Alleppey securing first rank from the University of Kerala in 1986. Later she took post graduate degree in internal medicine from MG University Kottayam in 1989. She further got trained in pulmonary medicine from teaching hospitals in Hull and Liverpool in United Kingdom. She was awarded the MRCP degree by the Royal College of Physicians in 1994. After returning back to India, she initiated the pulmonology department in Amala Cancer Hospital, Thrissur. She joined as the academic faculty when the hospital was converted to a medical school in 2003 and was involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. Later on in 2016 she moved over to Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences as Senior Consultant and Professor of Pulmonary Medicine. She does bring in a great experience of working abroad as well as in major teaching hospitals. Her field of interest is varied and ranging from asthma ILD, lung cancers, COPD and sleep disorders. She has done more than 2000 diagnostic and interventional bronchoscopies. Her in-depth knowledge and committed attitude makes her very popular among patients.