Dr. Viji Sundaram is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
She is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her areas of clinical interest include: fertility preservation and family-building for transgender individuals, LGBTQ care, cost and access-to-care, teaching and learning in medicine, and Asherman syndrome.
Dr. Sundaram is a Georgia native who is fluent in Tamil. She grew up in Marietta, GA and completed her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech. She deferred medical school to teach math and science at Carver High School in Atlanta through the distinguished Teach for America program. She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, where she stayed to complete a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She then moved across the country to complete a fellowship at the prestigious University of California, San Francisco.
Upon completion of fellowship, Dr. Sundaram joined the faculty at Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, where she helped to create a new IVF center and also served as the residency Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility core curriculum director, working diligently to empower the next generation of OB/GYNs. She has been a contributing author in medical textbooks on Transhealth, has presented her research at numerous national meetings, and continues to publish in highly-respected peer-reviewed journals. She has given several Grand Rounds at Kaiser Permanente and has been invited to participate in online lectures through FertilityIQ on the nuanced fertility care of South Asians.
Dr. Sundaram is a passionate advocator for the rights of minorities who live on the outskirts of the norm, whether with respect to race, gender, or socioeconomic status. She is a firm believer that everyone deserves to have the family they desire. She has been an advocate in Washington, D.C. through the national advocacy organization Resolve, in support of legislation mandating coverage for infertility care.
She recently decided to make the cross-country move back to the South, to be closer to family. Outside of work, you’ll find Dr. Sundaram traveling and exploring with her husband and 2 sons, running with her beautiful husky Yoshi, reading, drawing, dancing, and watching pretty much everything on Netflix ever.