Sundaram Medical Foundation is a not-for-profit 191 bed Multi Speciality General Hospital located at Anna Nagar, a prime locality in Chennai. Promoted by the Sundaram Finance Group as a trust in November 1990, SMF has been conceived and planned by Late Dr.S.Rangarajan, son of Late Mr.T.S.Santhanam, Chairman Sundaram Finance. Dr.S.Rangarajan was a qualified Chartered Accountant and an MBA (Finance), who subsequently obtained a post-graduation degree in Medicine to change his career. A professionally managed hospital with a strong parentage, 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 specialized centers if required, for tertiary care. With a work force of 850 staff and 150 medical professionals, the hospital provides free medical treatment to 30% of its Outpatients and 15% of Inpatients.