Holds a MD (Kayachikitsa) degree and Masters degree in Hospital Management. Has taught Ayurveda and also has a clinical practice over the past 25 years. Has excellent experience and authority in Panchakarma treatments and innovative Kerala methods of treatment, especially in treating OB and GY cases.
A decade of experience in having successfully lead professional educational institutions, holding administrative charge of entire hospital staff in mid-sized hospitals, clinical management of outpatients and inpatients in fairly large numbers, designing, charting and scheduling of inpatient therapies, leading a team of researchers to develop disease-specific management guideline and documentation protocols in prioritized clinical areas and successfully conducted theory and practical classes for international students.
2013 till date: Asst. Director, Clinical Operations (OP, IP and Panchakarma), MS Ramaiah Indic Centre for Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, Bangalore
2010–2013: Principal, Ramakrishna Ayurveda College and Research Centre, Ramgondanahalli, Yelahanka, Bangalore, the oldest private Ayurveda College in the city. Has effectively managed the college, hospital and pharmacy to meet the statutory requirements and liaised with statutory bodies on behalf of the college management. Was instrumental in establishing the new hospital at the college and also significantly increase the inflow of patients.
2009-2010: Principal, Atreya Ayurveda College, Doddaballapura, Bangalore. Was instrumental in developing a system for teaching and training in tune with statutory needs and establishing the college hospital.
2005-2009: Medical Superintendent, FRLHT’s Amruth Ayurveda Nursing Home, Yelahanka, Bangalore, a 20-bed nursing home with an annual turnover of around 50 lakhs and a research budget of around 1 crore. Was also heading a team of researchers to develop disease-specific management guideline and documentation protocols in certain identified clinical areas
2001: Member of Vigilance Squad for all examinations conducted by the MGR Medical University
2000: Member of Question paper setting committee and Paper Evaluation Committee of MGR Medical University for BAMS and PSC Examinations
1999: Member of the University inspection committee for Ayurveda College, Coimbatore
1998–1999: Principal (In-charge) of the Ayurveda College, Coimbatore and also syndicate member
1998: Member of the Examination Passing Board of the MGR Medical University
1997–1998: Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa Ayurveda College, Coimbatore.
1996: Chief Superintendent, MGR Medical University Examinations
1992–1997: Reader, Department of Kayachikitsa, Ayurveda College, Coimbatore.
• Executive PGDBM in Health and Hospital Management 2010 – Indian Institute of Business Management, New Delhi
• MD (Kayachikitsa) 2005 – Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka State
• BAMS 1986 – Government Ayurveda college, Kerala University, Kerala State