Watch | Madurai’s first woman doctor turns 100

Meet Dr R Padmavathy, Madurai Corporation’s first woman doctor and much-loved obstetrician. She turned 100 years old on April 27, 2021. Dr Padmavathy completed MBBS from Madras Medical College in 1949. At 28, she created a flutter on Madurai’s streets – a lady doctor who could also drive a car. Her popularity soared as she helped in safe delivery of thousands of babies through normal childbirth.

Printable version | May 6, 2021 9:25:29 PM |

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