Dr. Sonali SanthanamApollo Doctor

Dr. Sonali Santhanam


Lactation and breastfeeding consultant

10+ years experience




English, Hindi, Tamil


Apollo Women Hospitals Thousand Lights

Shafee Mohammed Road, Thousand Lights West Chennai Tamil Nadu

About Doctor

Dr. Sonali Santhanam, a seasoned lactation and breastfeeding consultant in Chennai, brings a decade of expertise to her practice. She stands out as one of the finest lactation consultants in the city, offering invaluable support to mothers navigating challenges with lactation, often accompanied by feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. Recognizing the unique nature of each mother's journey, Dr. Santhanam provides a safe and supportive environment for mothers to express their concerns and collaboratively find effective solutions. With a compassionate and tailored approach, she addresses individual needs, aiming to alleviate common breastfeeding issues like sore nipples, low milk supply, engorgement, and mastitis. Dr. Sonali Santhanam's proficiency extends beyond routine concerns to encompass more complex conditions such as tongue ties, cleft lip/palate, and breast abscesses. Her specialized knowledge and advanced diagnostic techniques enable accurate diagnoses and evidence-based treatments for these challenging issues. Understanding that every mother's situation is distinct, Dr. Santhanam crafts personalized treatment plans. These may include medications, advanced therapies, or surgical interventions when necessary, ensuring that each patient receives optimal care. With a solid reputation as a highly respected lactation consultant, Dr. Sonali Santhanam's extensive experience in supporting mothers in Chennai sets her apart. Her gentle yet expert approach makes her an invaluable resource for anyone seeking guidance on their breastfeeding journey. As Dr. Santhanam emphasizes, 'I believe that every mother deserves access to high-quality lactation care, and it's my privilege to help them achieve their goals.'




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How can I take an appointment with Dr Sonali Santhanam ?

To book an online appointment with Dr Sonali Santhanam, you can visit the app/website of Apollo 24/7, search for Dr Sonali Santhanam name, and click on the ‘Consult’ button. Once you make the payment and confirm the consultation, your online appointment will be booked for the chosen appointment time.

Where does Dr Sonali Santhanam practice?

Dr Sonali Santhanam offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations:

Apollo Women Hospitals Thousand Lights,Chennai

What is the educational qualification of Dr Sonali Santhanam ?

Dr Sonali Santhanam is a Lactation And Breastfeeding Consultant Specialist with over 10 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -PhD IBCLC

What languages can Dr Sonali Santhanam speak?

Dr Sonali Santhanam can speak English, Hindi, Tamil.

Why do patients visit Dr Sonali Santhanam?

Patients visit Dr Sonali Santhanam for Lactation and breastfeeding consultant related problems. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Apollo 24|7.