Dr.Nalla G Palaniswami, Founding Trustee of KMCH Research Foundation & Chairman of KMCH Hospitals, is a doctor, Educationalist and Philanthropist. He did MBBS and MD in Stanley Medical College, Madras and served as Lecturer and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Coimbatore Medical College in the year 1973 – 1975. He went to USA in the year 1975 for his higher studies and completed higher training in Internal Medicine at Cincinnati, Ohio and Wayne State University at Detroit, Michigan in the year 1975 – 1978.
Did fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan in the year 1983 – 1985. Between 1978 and 1983 worked as internist at St.Joseph Hospital, Mt.Clements, Michigan, U.S.A. 1985 – 1990 Staff, Hypertension, Obesity and Risk factor, department of Wayne State University at Detroit, Michigan. Conceived the idea of establishing a hospital comparable to American Hospital in India, He worked on the project of Kovai Medical Center and Hospital at Coimbatore in the year 1985 onwards. Joined along with N.R.I.’s from USA, UK, Australia, Middle East and people from India, he established KMCH and it started functioning from June 24, 1990.
Since then KMCH is serving the community with dedication and commitment. Started with 200 beds, it has emerged as 800 bedded multidisciplinary Super Specialty Hospital. He is extremely keen in advancing research that benefits the common man in India. KMCH Research Foundation has been one of his dreams and he is determined to make KMCH Research Foundation a pioneer of Research Excellence in India.