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Prince George • Colonial Heights

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Padmini Santosh, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Santosh is a native of Madres, India. She is married and her husband is a physician and talented photographer. Dr. Santosh has 2 daughters: the oldest attends the University of VA, the youngest attends Chesterfield County High School and both are talented in music and dance. Dr. Santosh’s special interests include South Indian classical music, reading, and movies.

Dr. Santosh has been named one of America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists by the Consumer’s Research Council of America.

 



 
 

Qualifications

 

Offices
Colonial Heights/Prince George
St. Francis-Centerpointe Bldg.

Special Professional Interests
Obstetrics
Gynecology
Endometrial ablation
Ultrasound

Hospital Privileges
St Francis Medical Center

College
Ethivaj College, Madras, India
Degree: BA in Biology

Medical School
Kilpauk Medical College, Madras, India
Degree: M.D.

Internship
Kilpauk Medical College, Madras, India

Residency
Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Bronx, New York
Obstetrics and Gynecology



 

Board Certifications
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Memberships / Societies
American Associates of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
Society of Lapro-Endoscopic Surgeons

Honors & Distinctions
First Certificate of honor Kilpauk Medical College Madras, India
First Certificate of honor University of madras, Madras, India, Physiology
Dr. Govindarzjulu Prize for Surgery University of Madras, Madras, India, Surgery
Named one of America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists by the Consumer’s Research Council of America

Licensure
Virginia
New Mexico
Alabama



 

Find out more about Dr. Santosh

 

What are some of your favorite things about living here?
Great schools and colleges. Culturally diverse; lots of opportunities to better ourselves culturally. Not too much snow.

What do you do for fun?
Music, movies and sewing.

What 1 thing do you never leave home without?
Phone

How do your patients describe you?
Upbeat, frank

Why did you choose to practice medicine, and/or your field?
Always had a passion to help others, women in particular.

When you’re craving a snack, what do you reach for?
Fruit

Name something on your “bucket” list.
Travel the world, China, Far East

What inspires you?
My mother. My wish to better myself all the time.

What hobby/activity do you most enjoy, and why?
Singing because it gives me pleasure and peace.



 

If you could add 1 hour to your day, what would you do with it?
Sleep

What music is on your playlist right now?
Indian

What was your first job, and how old were you at the time?
23 years old ? SHO (Senior Health Officer) at a London hospital

What’s your favorite movie or TV show?
Big Bang Theory

Do you have a personal or professional motto? If so, what is it?
Never harm anyone.

What was your favorite subject in school?
Science

If you hadn’t become a doctor, what profession would you have chosen?
Singer, actress

What would you like to learn more about?
Percussion musical instrument, sewing machine

What’s your favorite thing to eat in a restaurant?
Dosa

Share 3 words to describe yourself.
Open, frank and disciplined