"I enjoy getting to know my patients. Over the many years of practice I have learned a lot from my patients. I focus on individualized medical care and believe that 'one size doesn't fit all'. I strive to take the best from evidence based medicine and tailor it to my patient's needs."

Kanchana Viswanathan, MD, FACE

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
and Metabolism

Office Languages

  • English
  • Tamil

Education and Training

  • Medical Education
    M.B.B.S.
    Stanley Medical College
    University of Madras
    Chennai, India
    1977 – 1983
  • Internship & Residency
    Mt. Sinai Hospital
    Chicago Medical School
    Chicago, IL
    1988 – 1991
  • Fellowship:
    Endocrinology & Metabolism
    Michael Reese Hospital
    University of Illinois
    Chicago, IL
    1991 – 1993

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Viswanathan is married with one grown-up son. She enjoys traveling, listening to music, reading, yoga and walking.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
  • St. Mary Medical Center