Sudha Somasundaravelayudham, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine
  • Effective use of medical resources
  • Patient Safety


Sudha Somasundaravelayudham, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in the effective use of medical resources, patient safety, mortality reviews, and improving electronic medical records.

Dr. Somasundaravelayudham earned her medical degree at Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences in Bangalore, India, and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2014.

Dr. Somasundaravelayudham is a member of several professional associations, including the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the Texas Medical Association. She serves on the Quality Improvement (QI) Committee for the internal medicine hospitalist division at Parkland Memorial Hospital.

She has published several academic articles.

In 2019, Dr. Somasundaravelayudham received the Heart of Gold Award from the Patient Experience Committee at Parkland.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (1995-2000)
  • Internship - University of Alabama (2005-2006), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - University of Alabama (2006-2008), Internal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Physicians
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • American Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • Heart of Gold Award 2019, Patient Experience Committee, Parkland Hospital
  • Outstanding Resident 2008, Medical Society of Montgomery County, Montgomery, AL

Clinical Focus

  • Effective use of medical resources
  • Patient Safety
  • Mortality reviews
  • Improving electronic medical records (EMR)

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