Has graduated from Thanjavur Medical college,Tamilnadu, India in April 1977 and did his MD pediatrics in Madurai Medical college in 1982. He has worked as a Pediatrician in Royal Hospital in Brunei darussalam for 8 years. Did his internship and residency at NY Methodist hospital in Brooklyn, Newyork and graduated in 1996 and board certified in 1997.Dr. Soma has been independently practicing under Child Health Associates and as of Oct 2022, has joined the practice of My Whole child PediatricsHis hobbies are watching sports, fishing, gardening, and music. He is married and has two boys. Languages spoken English, Tamil, and Malay.