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Dr. Padmavati Sivaramakrishna Iyer (20 June 1917 – 29 August 2020), commonly known as Dr. S. I. Padmavati or Dr. S. Padmavati, was a Burmese-born Indian cardiologist.

She was director of the National Heart Institute, Delhi and the founder president of the All India Heart Foundation.

Padmavati was awarded India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan in 1992.

Padmavati was an elected fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences. She was the first woman cardiologist in India in 1954.

Padmavati died on 29 August 2020 from COVID-19 in New Delhi at the age of 103.

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