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.

avatar for Preeti DoshiPreeti Doshi (1)

Dr Preeti P Doshi, Incharge of Pain Clinic, Jaslok Hospital and Research Center and Secretary -ISSP Mumbai Branch.

avatar for Nina MadnaniNina Madnani (1)

Dr Nina Madnani, MD, DVD, FAAD, FISSVD, is the department coordinator and dermatology consultant at the P D Hinduja National Hospital & MRC in Mumbai.

avatar for Kiran RangaKiran Ranga (1)

Kiran Ranga is a creative perfumer and the managing director of Ripple Fragrances.

Satish VaidyaSatish Vaidya (1)

Dr Satish Vaidya, MD, DM, is a well-known interventional cardiologist practising in Mumbai.

Vidula KamathVidula Kamath (3)

Dr Vidula Kamath, MD, DNB, is a full-time consultant in the dermatology department of Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai.

Anand JoshiAnand Joshi (2)

Dr Anand C Joshi, MBBS, MS, DNB [General surgery] is a cosmetic and plastic surgeon at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.

avatar for Anup RamaniAnup Ramani (1)

Dr Anup Ramani is a urologist who specialises in cancer of the kidney, prostate and urinary bladder. He was a consultant urologist in the USA for six years and has recently returned to India. He practices urology in Mumbai at Lilavati, Breach Candy and Saifee hospitals and Welcare hospital in Dubai.

avatar for Manoj ChawlaManoj Chawla (1)

Dr Manoj Chawla, MBBS, D Diabetology [Bom], is a consultant diabetologist in Mumbai. He was also the member of the managing committee of Indian Medical Association, BWS branch.

Sudhakar KrishnamurtiSudhakar Krishnamurti (1)

Dr Sudhakar Krishnamurti is an internationally recognised andrologist, infertility microsurgeon and sexual health expert. His book, Sex is Not a Four-Letter Word has been nominated for the SSTAR International Award, USA, 2010, for best book on sexual health education. His website has won 14 international awards. He is the Director of Andromeda Andrology Center in Hyderabad, India's first andrology centre.

Walter Bortz IIWalter Bortz II (5)

Dr Walter M. Bortz II, MD, is a clinical associate professor of medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and a graduate of Williams College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Recognised as one of America’s most distinguished scientific experts on ageing and longevity, his research has focused on the importance of physical exercise in the promotion of robust ageing.

avatar for Ashwini PadmawarAshwini Padmawar (2)

Dr Ashwini Padmawar is chief dermato-cosmetologist and founder of DermaCare Skin Clinic. She is also attached to a major hospital chain in Mumbai as a dermatologist and has been the panel cosmetologist for Miss Maharashtra, Miss Navi Mumbai and Mr Navi Mumbai pageants.

John BriffaJohn Briffa (1)

John Briffa, BSc. MB BS, is an award-winning doctor and leading authority on diet and weight loss. He has helped thousands of individuals achieve sustained weight control and enhanced health using naturally-oriented strategies. He is the author of Waist Disposal and Escape the Diet Trap.

avatar for Sheela PershadSheela Pershad (1)

Sheela Pershad is medical Superintendent at the Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre.

Sudhindra KulkarniSudhindra Kulkarni (3)

Dr Sudhindra Kulkarni, MD, DM, is a consulting endocrinologist at Fortis Hospitals, Mulund, Mumbai.

Sunita MoreSunita More (2)

Dr Sunita More, M.ch , DNB [Plastic Surgery], is a cosmetic and plastic surgeon. She is a member of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and is currently working as a cosmetic surgeon at Asian Heart Hospital & Research Institute and at Cumballa Hill hospital in Mumbai.

Jonathan DavisJonathan Davis (2)

Jonathan Davis, BA, MBA, FCII, AIFP, FPFS is a Chartered Financial Planner at Jonathan Davis Wealth Management in the City of London. His private clients have entrusted between £250,000 and £5m of investment assets with him. He also offers a full financial planning service, to complement his wealth management services.

Yvonne ConteYvonne Conte (6)

Yvonne Conte is a professional speaker and coach who presents to small, medium and Fortune 500 companies. She is a sought after motivational keynote speaker for conferences, conventions, company training, and many other events. She is a radio and TV personality and best selling author. Best of all she is easy to work with and never acts like a Diva! She is the author of Serious Laughter and Cry, Laugh, Cook!. Both the books can be purchased from her website.

Shilpi ShuklaShilpi Shukla (6)

Shilpi Shukla is a writer, spinning features for publications in the US, UK, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore and India. Based in New Delhi, her eight year stint as a journalist has had her work with major publications. Shilpi loves to pen articles on her frequent travels, celebrity interviews, health, fashion, films, real estate and any other topic that catches her interest.

Sudhir SaneSudhir Sane (1)

Dr Sudhir Sane is a paediatrician with a successful practice of 25 years. He is director of paediatrics in a leading multi-speciality hospital in Thane, Mumbai.

avatar for Atul MathurAtul Mathur (1)

Dr Atul Mathur is the director of Interventional Cardiology at Escorts Hospital, New Delhi.

Al GiniAl Gini (1)

Al Gini is a professor of business ethics and chair of the Department of Management in the School of Business Administration at Loyola University, Chicago. For over 25 years he has been the resident philosopher on WBEZ-FM, lecturing on issues of business and ethics. He has authored many books including: My Job My Self; Work and the Creation of the Modern Individual; Why It's Hard to Be Good; and Seeking The Truth of Things.

Ryuho OkawaRyuho Okawa (4)

Master Ryuho Okawa is the founder of Happy Science. He’s a bestselling author of over 500 books, including The Laws of the Sun, The Golden Laws, The Laws of Eternity, The Laws of Happiness, and The Essence of Buddha.

Peter GreenbergPeter Greenberg (1)

Peter Greenberg is America’s foremost travel expert, best known as the Travel Editor for CBS News. He appears on The Early Show, The Evening News with Katie Couric, and other CBS broadcast platforms. A multiple Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist and producer, Peter is also host of a nationally syndicated radio show, broadcast each week from a different remote location around the world.

Donna McLaughlinDonna McLaughlin (1)

Donna McLaughlin Wyant is an EMMY award winning television writer and producer. Donna has received Gold CLIO statue for her network television promotional campaigns. Donna is a freelance writer and producer.

Placid BraganzaPlacid Braganza (1)

Placid Braganza is a leading hair styling expert based in Mumbai, where he runs his own studio, Placid Hair Dressing & Skin that offers specialised hair treatments.

avatar for Vijai KumarVijai Kumar (1)

Dr Vijai Kumar is Director of Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care at Yashoda Super Specialty Hospital, Secunderabad.

avatar for Prabha SampathPrabha Sampath (1)

Prabha Sampath is the Dean of Sadhu Vaswani Management Institute, Pune.

S Ramanathan IyerS Ramanathan Iyer (2)

Dr S Ramanathan Iyer, MD [Med], FICP, FGSI, is a consultant sleep medicine physician at Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.

Girish NairGirish Nair (2)

Dr Girish Nair is a consulting neurologist at Fortis Hospital, Mulund.

Prakash TekwaniPrakash Tekwani (1)

Dr Prakash L Tekwani, BDS, has been in private practice for the past 28 years and has a multi speciality dental centre at Thane [E]. He is also associated with well-known hospitals in Mumbai as a consultant.

avatar for Mark WhiteMark White (3)

Mark D White is a professor in the Department of Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy at the College of Staten Island/CUNY, where he teaches courses in economics, philosophy, and law. He has written and edited a number of scholarly and popular books, and blogs.

Girija WaghGirija Wagh (4)

Dr Girija Wagh, MD, FICOG, diploma [Endoscopy], is a practising gynaecologist for the past 17 years in Pune. She is also the Joint Secretary of FOGSI 2010 and a professor at Bharati Vidyapeeth University Hospital in Pune. Her other interests include playing basket ball, sitar and kathak.

avatar for Bharat BharadwajBharat Bharadwaj (1)

Bharat Bharadwaj is the president of a leading medical tourism services company.

avatar for Mugdha BavareMugdha Bavare (1)

Mugdha Bavare practices as a sports psychologist. She has been associated with the Mumbai Cricket Association [MCA] and also helps people from other sports. She is trained in counselling psychology and also conducts vocational guidance, career counselling and psychometric evaluations and assessments. She is a founding member and director of Disha Counseling Center, Mumbai.

Natalie Pedder-BajajNatalie Pedder-Bajaj (4)

Natalie Pedder-Bajaj is in her element writing and researching about spas, travel, fitness and alternative therapies. A self confessed ‘spa addict’, she has been a devotee of the healing arts since her Editor days at Wellness magazine. She writes periodically and is the Creative Director of an interior design publication. She has graduated in Visual Communication from London.

Ramanjit Singh PaikRamanjit Singh Paik (1)

Dr Ramanjit Sigh Paik, MD [Internal Medicine], has a fellowship in Rheumatology. He was the chief medical officer of Immaculate Mission Hospital in Punjab. He now practises in Chandigarh as a physician and rheumatologist. He is the author of the book Get Well Soon: Start Now.

Nutan DesaiNutan Desai (1)

Dr Nutan Desai is a gastroenterologist at Wockhardt Hospitals, a network of Fortis Healthcare, in Mumbai.

Ajay PradhanAjay Pradhan (1)

Dr Ajay Pradhan is a homoeopathic physician practising in Mumbai. He spends his leisure time trekking, watching birds, gazing at stars and appreciating other wonders of Nature. He also conducts group adventures.

Thom RutledgeThom Rutledge (1)

Thom Rutledge, LCSW, is a psychotherapist and author of several books, including Embracing Fear. He also writes regularly for self-help/recovery publications around USA.

avatar for I J BhartiI J Bharti (1)

Professor I J Bharti has post-graguate degrees in English and Hindi from Delhi University. He has learnt Urdu, Punjabi, Sanskrit and French. He retired from the post-graduate department of Engligh, Dyal Singh College, Karnal, Haryana in 1999. Touched by the plight of the disabled, especially blind, he formed the National Handicapped Welfare Council, Haryana in 1992, which he has been leading ever since.