Our Consultants (Ayurveda doctors)

Dr. Prasanna Venkatesh T S

Dr. Prasanna Venkatesh T S is a qualified Ayurveda doctor specialized in Panchakarma therapy, which is the specialty of Ayurveda.

He was born near Sringeri, in the midst of the nature’s gift i.e, the vast green stretches in the interior of Karnataka, India, which offers not just peace & beauty but also a gift of natural herbs. He had the opportunity to complete his education in Ayurvedic sciences from this natural garden.

After the completion of his BAMS (Bachelor in Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery) from ALNR Memorial Ayurveda Medica College, Koppa, in quest of knowledge he went through rigorous courses of traditional Kerala style Panchakarma procedures at several renowned institutions like Poonthottam Ayurvedashram hospital, Palakkad, Kerala; Nagarjuna Herbal Concentrates Healthcare Center, Kalady, Kerala etc.

He did his Ayurveda practice in Shimoga for seven years, later shifted to Mysore, India. In Mysore he started Sriranga Ayurveda Chikitsa Mandira which is purely dedicated to Ayurveda and society.


Clinical experience                                 :  16 years
Experience in classical Panchakarma  : > 10 years

He has conducted 500 Vamana (Medically induced Vomiting), 1000 Virechana (Medically induced Purgation), 1000 Basti (Medicated enema) During his clinical & therapeutic experience, he has come across many functional emergencies like high / low blood pressure levels, high / low blood sugar levels, renal medical emergencies, some of the cardiac medical emergencies which were managed by him with Ayurveda successfully.

In the meanwhile, by the inspiration of Late Dr. Vasanta L, he started the charitable Trust Prakruthi Ayurveda Prathishtana® during 2009, through which many activities to promote Ayurveda are being carried out.

Dr. Shilpa S N, BAMS, DNHE, MD (Ayu)


Dr. Shilpa S N is Senior Consultant of our institution with 5 yrs of experience. Her academic credentials include Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery degree from Government Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru & Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Bhaishajya Kalpana from Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College, Moodbidri. She also has a Diploma in Nutrition & Health education from KSOU.

Her achievements include Best outgoing student (2014-20015) award in her Post graduate studies in Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College, Moodbidri. She received 1st prize in National level paper presentation competition in 2013.

She has presented scientific papers at various conferences & published research papers in renowned International journals. She has worked in Gynecology & Obstetrics department & has exposure to both traditional & modern systems of medicines.

She has received industrial training in pharmaceutical science and has excellent hospital management skills. She is an important member of the TRUST and is also involved in Administration & Marketing.

Dr. Dayanand R D, MD (Ayu)

He has got masters in General medicine (Kaya Chikitsa) & 19 years of experience in the field.  He is the Senior Research Consultant @ our hospital. He has been trained under “Poonthottam” tradition of treatment at Kerala.

Has got good exposure & experience in Ayurvedic Toxicology. He has worked as resource person for developing Ayurveda clinical and pharmacy software.  Has written few Ayurveda articles to a German based company.

He is closely associated with our Hospital activities since a decade.

Dr. Niranjan Hegde, B.A.M.S., M.Sc. M.D.(Ayu), (Ph.D.)

Dr Niranjan Hegde completed his BAMS from Dhanvantari Ayurveda College, Siddapura. He did his post graduation in Mano vignana & Manasa Roga from SDMCA, Hassan. He has done M Sc in Applied Pyschology from Annamalai University, Tamilnadu.

He is presently pursuing his Ph.D. in SDMCA, Hassan.

He is currently maintaining An Ayurveda Hospital at Pragathi Nagar and Ayurveda Clinic at Center of the city as a Chief Medical Officer since 5 Years.

He is also working as Reader in Department of Kayachikitsa, Shimoga.

He is the founder of Aapyam Ayurveda foundation, Sagara & Chief editor of Aapyam “AAROGYA” quarterly health magazine.

He is the Research co – ordinater in our trust & Speciality consultant in Manasa Roga / Psychiatry.

He is one of the most sought after personality in field of mental healthcare through holistic approach with coglomerization of psychotherapy & Ayurvedic panchakarma.

He is guiding the research scholars in our trust under Research wing. He is an important member of the trust & is actively involved in all its activities.

Dr. Prasanna Kakunje, MD (Ayu)

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Dr. Prasanna Kakunje is MD(Ayu) practicing and teaching Ayurveda since 2001.

His experience includes Ayurveda consultations at various places in India & abroad. Also, he has experience in teaching Ayurveda to under graduate and post graduate students of Ayurveda & general public. Dr. Kakunje has been an entrepreneur too and runs a consultancy firm Spambiance Consultancy.

His hobbies include digital photography, South Indian percussion instrument Mridangam, western drums, reading, traveling and technology to name a few.

Dr. Priyanka Shandilya, MD (Ayu)

She has been trained under “Guru – Shishya Paramapara”- learning programme of our Trust.

She is concentrating on Cardiology and has gained experience in treating cardiac cases by using  Ayurvedic diagnostic tools and techniques.

She also has good experience in using Allopathic diagnostic tools to detect cardiac ailments and emergencies.

She has published articles in various journals of Ayurveda, and has won many accolades in paper presentation symposiums.

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