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At Aster, we believe a child is life’s greatest gift and this gift has to be nurtured & cared for. As the name suggests, Aster Nurture is a program that aims at nurturing, caring and protecting the mother and the new born baby from the time when the mother conceives till when your child is 5 years old.

"Our brand promise ‘We’ll Treat You Well’ is about our commitment to bring the finest healthcare services within the reach of everyone. But it is not just affordability that makes us a class apart in the realm of healthcare. We believe quality is the heartbeat of modern medical sciences, and we go to great lengths to deliver services that have already been recognized with some of the most sought-after awards and certifications. Accessibility is another important focus area for us. We have an ever growing network of hospitals, clinics and pharmacies that are well-equipped to cater to the changing needs of millions around the world."

Dr. Smitha Muraletharan

Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken English, Hindi, Malayalam
Education FRCP (UK), MRCP (UK), DNB (Gen Medicine), MBBS
Specialization Internal Medicine
Nationality Indian
DOH License Grade Specialist
Types of Physician Full Time


2017 - Fellowship of the Royal College of physicians of Edinburgh, UK.
2016 - Fellowship in Diabetes accredited by Royal Liverpool Academy, UK.
2012 - MRCP (UK)
2000 - July 2003 – DNB (General Medicine), Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India.
1996 - MBBS, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India.

Professional Associations

Member of the Indian medical association
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK

Professional Experience

Feb ’14 - Oct ’17: Consultant in Internal Medicine at Aster MedCity, Cochin, Kerala, India.
Dec ’09 - Sep ’13: Specialist in Internal Medicine at NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi.
Apr ’07 - Jun ’09: Consultant Physician at Polyclinic Krishna Clinic, Thakur Village, Mumbai, India.
April ’09 - Nov ’09: M/S Suburban Diagnostics, Mumbai, India.
Jan ’04 - May ’06: Physician at Ernakulam Medical Centre (EMC), Cochin, Kerala, India.

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered

Dr. Smitha has experience in dealing with variety of complex multi-system medical cases, communicable and non communicable diseases.

Non communicable illness such as hypertension, high cholesterol, thyroid disorders, anemia etc, Special interest in people with diabetes mellitus.

Communicable diseases like tropical illness – malaria, dengue, typhoid, tuberculosis, seasonal flu, pneumonia, gastroenteritis, urinary and kidney infections.