Our contributors

Our writers are domain specialists, health and fitness experts, wellness professionals, spiritual thought leaders—many are pioneers in their own right.

Here is a list of the writers who have contributed one or more articles to Complete Wellbeing over the past several years. Click on the name to read more about them.

Ritu MalhotraRitu Malhotra (5)

Ritu Malhotra is the co-founder of AJNA Center for Learning, Pune. She has been trained in psychology and various alternative holistic methods of self-help. Her metaphysical training enables her to approach health on all levels in a truly spiritual manner.

Pria AgniPria Agni (3)

Pria Agni, a fashion stylist and prolific fashion journalist, holds a degree in Fine Arts from the JJ Institute of Arts, Mumbai. She has written for leading publications such as Times of India, Discover India, Marie Claire, Hi blitz, Mans world, cosmopolitan and Film fare. She has styled the entire cast for the runaway success feature film, Bheja Fry. Her latest styling assignment is an English short film, Linger, which stars Kunal Kapoor and which is in the final stages of editing for the international film festivals.

Gopika KapoorGopika Kapoor (1)

Gopika Kapoor is the author of Spiritual Parenting: Wisdom (and Wit) for Raising your child in a Stress-free and Spiritual Environment published by Hay House India. She lives in Mumbai.

Monica BhagatMonica Bhagat (1)

Dr Monica Bhagat, MBBS, PGDHHM, PGFP, is the medical director of Bhagat Medicare Centre and Nursing Home in New Delhi. She has been working in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology for over 25 years and devotes her efforts towards raising the standard of women health in India.

Veena SewlikarVeena Sewlikar (1)

Dr Veena Sewlikar, MS [Gen Surg.], FICS, FAIS, is a full-time general and laparoscopic surgeon at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai.

Rekha YadavRekha Yadav (1)

Rekha Yadav is a registered member of The International Association of Trichologists, Australia. She is the clinical director of Revital Trichology Centre in Mumbai.

Leena MogreLeena Mogre (2)

Leena Mogre is a Power Yoga and fitness consultant and runs a chain of fitness centres in the name LM – The Fitness Academy in Mumbai. She is the first woman personal trainer in the country has trained many top Bollywood celebrities.

Naomi EisenbergerNaomi Eisenberger (1)

Naomi Eisenberger, graduated from UCLA with a B.S. in Psychobiology and then received a PhD in Social Psychology from UCLA. She is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the UCLA Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology investigating the influence of immune system activity on neural function. Her primary interests are in understanding how the need for social connection has left its mark on the mind, brain, and body.

S G ParasramaniS G Parasramani (1)

Dr S G Parasramani is a consulting dermatologist at the Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai.

Matthew LiebermanMatthew Lieberman (1)

Dr Matthew D Lieberman, PhD, is Professor, SCN Lab Co-Director. He is UCLA associate professor of psychology and a founder of social cognitive neuroscience. He earned his PhD from Harvard University and his BA degree from Rutgers College.

Russ L'HommeDieuRuss L'HommeDieu (1)

Russ L'HommeDieu, MAPT, DPT is a physical therapist, author, educator, consultant, professional speaker, wellness expert and life coach. He calls himself the world’s first Betterness® Coach and helps people achieve their goals by giving them permission to stop straining for perfection and start striving toward being better through a small step, life-changing programme he calls Betterness®.

Rajeev SharmaRajeev Sharma (1)

Dr Rajeev K Sharma is senior consultant orthopaedics & joint replacement surgeon at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. Has was associated with All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, as senior faculty from 1992-1998. He has to his credit over 2000 total joint replacement surgeries.

Sonia KanitkarSonia Kanitkar (1)

Dr Sonia Kanitkar, MBBS, DCH, PGDAP [Neonatology], is a consultant neonatologist, paediatrician and adolescent specialist and director of Kinder Clinic for kids & teens in Bangalore.

Ambrish MithalAmbrish Mithal (1)

Dr Ambrish Mithal is the head of division of endocrinology and diabetes at Medanta, Gurgaon and a senior consultant at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. He is also the president of the Endocrine Society of India.

Susan BowermanSusan Bowerman (1)

Susan Bowerman, MS, RD, CSSD, is the assistant director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition and a registered dietician and a board-certified specialist in sports dietetics. She is the co-author of What Color is Your Diet.

Sheilu SreenivasanSheilu Sreenivasan (1)

Sheilu Sreenivasan is the founder president, Dignity Foundation and Editor – Dignity Dialogue.

Dennis GrossDennis Gross (1)

Dr Dennis Gross, MD, is a practicing dermatologist and board certified dermatological surgeon in New York City.

Usha ShrivastavaUsha Shrivastava (1)

Dr Usha Shrivastava is a senior consultant and Head of Department [Gynaecology] at Batra Hospital.

Amol PradhanAmol Pradhan (1)

Dr Amol Pradhan, MD [Anaes], is a full-time anaesthesiologist at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.

Ashwini MehtaAshwini Mehta (1)

Ashwini Mehta is a cranio-sacral and trauma therapist in Mumbai. She has also training in body work and massage therapies along with a diploma in kinesiology.

Prakash JiandaniPrakash Jiandani (1)

Dr Prakash Jiandani is head of Intensive Care Unit [ICU] of Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre in Mumbai.

Rekha AgrawalRekha Agrawal (1)

Dr Rekha Agrawal is a gynaecologist at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai.

Milind PatilMilind Patil (1)

Dr Milind Patil is a consultant orthopaedics surgeon at Wockhardt Hospital and Revival Hospital, Mumbai. He is one of the top 10 joint replacement, trauma and arthroscopic surgeons in the country. He has done his M.Ch from Liverpool and has worked as a consultant in UK for six years.

Vinaya TMVinaya TM (2)

Dr Vinaya TM, BAMS, is a Mysore-based ayurvedic doctor presently pursuing MD in SDM College of Ayurveda Hassan in the Dept of Swasthavritta. Apart from ayurveda, her areas of interest include research and preventive medicine.

Hemant RustagiHemant Rustagi (1)

Hemant Rustagi is a well-known investment expert and is the CEO of Wiseinvest Advisors, a quality investment advisory firm.

Rahul GuptaRahul Gupta (1)

Dr Rahul Gupta, DM [Cardiology], is a full-time consultant [Cardiology] at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai.

Pralhad PrabhudesaiPralhad Prabhudesai (1)

Dr Pralhad Prabhudesai is a specialist in sleep related respiratory diseases at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre.

Daljit KaurDaljit Kaur (1)

Daljit Kaur is head of department [Nutrition and Dietetics] at the Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi.

Kanika GuptaKanika Gupta (1)

Dr Kanika Gupta is the director of gynaeconcology at Galaxy Cancer Institute and Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital, New Delhi.

Linda PovernyLinda Poverny (3)

Dr Linda Poverny,PhD, is lead consultant at Poverny & Associates, a Los Angeles-based organisational development firm specialising in improving organisational performance by maximising human potential. Her specialties include work/family integration, anger management, identity issues, and relationships.

D M MahajanD M Mahajan (1)

Dr D M Mahajan is senior consultant of dermatology at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. He is also the former president of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venerologists and Leprologists.

Amee KhandhaAmee Khandha (3)

Amee Khandha is a registered dietician in Mumbai. She is currently attached to various hospitals for consulting and also runs her own clinic.

Viral PatrawalaViral Patrawala (2)

Dr Viral Patrawala, MD [Med], DNB [Gastroenterology], is a visiting gastroenterology consultant at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.

Rohini WadhwaniRohini Wadhwani (2)

Rohini Wadhwani is a cosmetologist and medical director running a chain of skin clinics called Skin Essentials in Mumbai. She is an acknowledged global expert in laser hair removal and skin rejuvenation.

A SanjayA Sanjay (1)

Dr Ananthakrishna Sanjay, MBBS, DNB [Internal medicine], has a post graduate diploma in Diabetology and runs his own clinic Oxybliss Cardio and Diabetic Research Centre in Bengaluru

Gargi MehraGargi Mehra (1)

Gargi Mehra writes fiction and humour pieces in a determined effort to unite the two sides of the brain in cerebral harmony. Her articles have appeared in leading newspapers and magazines.

Rashmi ShettyRashmi Shetty (5)

Dr Rashmi Shetty is a cosmetic physician with a diploma in cosmetology from Chester. She also has a diploma in acupuncture and a certification from the Fellow of Royal Society of Health, England. She has been a panellist for Sahara Mr and Miss Bollywood and practices in Bombay, Bangalore and Colombo and is a member of the Parachute Advanced Hair Care Advisory.

Kathryn TaubertKathryn Taubert (1)

Dr Kathryn Taubert, PhD, is a Senior Science Officer at The World Heart Federation. She has received many accolades for her contributions to advancing knowledge in cardiovascular disease. She is also the adjunct Professor of Physiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas.

Rajiv KovilRajiv Kovil (1)

Dr Rajiv Kovil, MBBS, is a consultant diabetologist at Dr Kovil's Diabetes Care Centre at Andheri, Mumbai

S K MathurS K Mathur (1)

S K Mathur, is a GL, Hepato-panereato-Billary and Liver Transplant Surgeon at the Fortis Hospital in Mulund.