J.S. Hospital was started in 1960, by Dr.J.Sugavanam, the first U.K qualified ENT surgeon in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. He was well recognized and highly respected for his contribution in the field of otorhinolaryngology. He was the first to introduce the operating microscope for ear surgery in Salem. Following his foot steps, his son Dr. Jayaramachandran after graduating from Stanley Medical College, Chennai, left for the U.K in 1984 to obtain higher surgical training in ENT surgery. Having successfully qualified with FRCS examination form the University of Edinburgh, he polished his clinical acumen and surgical skills.