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.

Geeta ViswanathanGeeta Viswanathan (2)

Dr Geeta Viswanathan, a practising physiotherapist, has worked at KEM and LTMG Hospitals, Mumbai, Apollo Hospital, Chennai, and Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah, UAE. A certified occupational health and safety therapist from the University of Alberta, Viswanathan is currently based in Canada, pursuing her interests in alternative medicine, integrating diet, home remedies, and energy healing methods.

Neesha Maria BukhtNeesha Maria Bukht (1)

Neesha Maria Bukht is a certified fitness trainer with the International Sports Sciences Association [ISSA] and also a registered dietician with Indian Dietetic Association.

H K BakhruH K Bakhru (1)

H.K. Bakhru is an expert naturopath and a prolific writer. He has authored 13 books on nature care, health, nutrition and herbs. He has been honoured with many awards and accolades.

Amitabh DassaniAmitabh Dassani (1)

Amitabh Dassani is Chairman cum Managing Trustee, Morning Walker Institute of Wellbeing.

Vijay SalviVijay Salvi (1)

Dr Vijay Salvi is in dental practice for close to 30 years with last decade devoted to implant dentistry. His SCIdent Implant Training Institute at Andheri, Mumbai, teaches the science and art of implant dentistry to practicing dental surgeons.

Elsie GabrielElsie Gabriel (5)

Elsie Gabriel is a Mumbai-based freelance writer. Her key areas are travelling and exploring nature.

Soham BoseSoham Bose (1)

Soham Bose is a Yoga instructor, teaching at number of institutes including Don Bosco School, Park Circus, Birla High for Boys and Army Public School. He has started a Yoga foundation that teaches spiritual yoga.

Utkarsh KoregaonkarUtkarsh Koregaonkar (1)

Utkarsh Koregaonkar, Director, Prudence Wealth Management, has over seven years of experience in Financial services -- Analysis, Advisory & Sales, ranging from Wholesale Debt market G-Secs, Mutual funds, Equity, Debt, as well as Life and General Insurance. He lives in Pune, India.

Parijat GupteParijat Gupte (1)

Dr Parijat Gupte, DNB[Gastro], DNB[Med], is a gastroenterology consultant at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai, India.

Sanjeev BhanotSanjeev Bhanot (1)

Sanjeev Bhanot is the founder of Yogalife Foundation, Delhi. He is the principle designer of special programmes such as couple yoga, kids yoga, sports yoga and corporate yoga. He conducts lectures and teaches yoga at the Chopra Centre, in California, Geneva, London, Germany and Istanbul.

Phil RileyPhil Riley (1)

Phil Riley is the Campaign Director for the World Diabetes Day campaign and Communications Manager for the International Diabetes Federation [IDF].

M G BhattM G Bhatt (2)

Dr M G Bhatt, MS [General Surgery] and FRCS [England], is a consultant for gastroenterology and laproscopy at Wockhardt Hosptial, Bangalore, India.

Kerrita McClaughlynKerrita McClaughlyn (1)

Kerrita McClaughlyn is Media Relations Manager for both the World Diabetes Day campaign and the International Diabetes Federation [IDF].

Anjali SharmaAnjali Sharma (3)

Anjali Sharma is a NIFT [National Institute of Fashion Technology] alumni of the 1991 batch. Haviing taught at the NIFT for over 10 years, she now runs her label FRENCH CURVE out of Bangalore.

David AllenDavid Allen (1)

David Allen is the engineer of GTD, the popular Getting Things Done methodology that has shown millions how to transform a fast-paced, over-committed life into one that is balanced, integrated, and relaxed.

Seema PuriSeema Puri (1)

Seema Puri is a PhD in nutrition with special training in social gerontology. She has over 20 years of teaching and research experience in the areas of public health and clinical nutrition, adolescent health, gerontology and lifestyle modification.

Satish Kumar AmarnathSatish Kumar Amarnath (1)

Dr Satish Kumar Amarnath, the Medical Director of Manipal Cure and Care, is an infectious disease specialist. A renowned HIV counsellor, he has served as a microbiologist and, infection control officer with insights into Hospital Information Systems. Administration, Inventory Control and Academics.

Sanjay KalraSanjay Kalra (2)

Dr Sanjay Kalra is Consultant Endocrinologist, Bharti Hospital, Karnal.

Nargis NamaziNargis Namazi (4)

Nargis Namazi is a Mumbai-based writer whose writing interests cut across an array of subjects including health, travel and relationships. She writes articles for various online as well as print publications on travel destinations, lifestyle, women's related issues and spirituality.

Naini SetalvadNaini Setalvad (3)

Naini Setalvad is a renowned nutritionist and health and obesity consultant. She is a regular columnist for the leading newspapers and magazines. She has also conducted workshops to improve performances, memory, concentration, inter-personal relationships, reducing stress, aggression, mood swings for various institutions.

Pawan OjhaPawan Ojha (1)

Dr Pawan Ojha, DM, MD, is a consultant neurophysician at Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Navi Mumbai.

Lata KhubchandaniLata Khubchandani (2)

Lata Khubchandani is an English lecturer in Mumbai University. Writing was a hobby which took over life. She has written for newspapers, magazines and dotcoms all across the world. She has received two awards for Best Journalist in 2000 and 2002.

B K GoyalB K Goyal (2)

Dr B K Goyal is an internationally acclaimed cardiologist and medical educationist of India. He is the Director Interventional Cardiology at Bombay Hospital. He was conferred Padma Shri, the Padma Bhushan and finally the Padma Vibhushan award in 2005. This is a very rare achievement and only 2 people in India have received all 3 Padma Awards till now.

Sundar KrishnanSundar Krishnan (1)

Dr Sundar Krishnan, MD [Med], DHA, is a full-time consultant physician at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Thane, Mumbai.

Mehernaaz DamaniaMehernaaz Damania (4)

Mehernaaz Damania is a Personal & Corporate Fitness and Lifestyle Consultant & Back Pain Therapist, with 14 years of experience. She and her team believe in physical and mental wellbeing for a sound and healthy body.

Swati AllahbadiaSwati Allahbadia (1)

Dr Swati Allahbadia is a practicing gynaecologist, endoscopist and obstetrician in Mumbai with an experience of 18 years. She has been an associate professor at a teaching hospital and is currently attached to Asian Heart Institute, Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, and Mahavir hospital. She also runs the Rotunda Women’s Hospital in Mumbai.

Prasanth NairPrasanth Nair (1)

Prasanth Nair is a Mechanical Engineer by profession, and a lover of books, mythology and art. Exploring the wild, travelling, photography and gaming take up his spare time. An iconoclast of the cliché, he likes to tread uncharted territories in all aspects of life.

Steve PavlinaSteve Pavlina (1)

Steve Pavlina calls himself the most intensely growth-oriented individual you will ever meet.While sitting in a jail cell at age 19 Steve decided to dedicate his life to the pursuit of personal growth. Passionate about sharing what he learned with anyone who desires self-improvement. He has written more than 700 articles and has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today and Self Magazine. As a result of giving away all his best ideas for free.

Devanand NathDevanand Nath (1)

Dr Devanand Nath, MBBS, MD, MBA, is a consultant in Transfusion Medicine at Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Navi-Mumbai. He is also a member of the Technical Committee of State Blood Transfusion Council of Government of Maharashtra since 1999.

Shubhangee SatamShubhangee Satam (1)

Dr Shubhangee Satam, M.D [Ayurveda], has around 10 years of rich experience in healthcare industry in international markets. She has been practicing Ayurveda since 10 years, focussing more on weight management and skin and hair care [beauty and therapeutic].

Shalini MehraShalini Mehra (3)

Shalini Mehra is a freelance writer based in New Delhi. Her articles have been published widely in the print as well as the web media. Subjects like health, alternative remedies and parenting are her forte.

Sandeep SachdevSandeep Sachdev (1)

Sandeep Sachdev is the winner of Sahara's first reality show on weight loss Biggest Loser Jeetega.

Shweta NadkarniShweta Nadkarni (1)

Shweta Nadkarni has a diploma in reflexology, anatomy and physiology from thr International Spa and Beauty College, Hong Kong. She is also the founder of Shen Reflexology, Mumbai. When not at work, she enjoys reading, learning music, and spending free time with her dogs.

Shefali ThanawalaShefali Thanawala (1)

Dr Shefali Thanawala is an Ayurvedic physician with 16 years of experience in the field of clinical practice and Ayurveda.

Kim LawsonKim Lawson (1)

Dr Kim Lawson, BTech [Hons], PhD, is a research pharmacologist with an international reputation in Drug Discovery Research. He is on the editorial board of Myalgies International and is a member of the Medical Advisory Boards to the Fibromyalgia Association UK, to FibroAction, to Polkadotgals, to the European Network of Fibromyalgia Associations and to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fibromyalgia [Houses of Parliament, Westminster].

Arun ChockalingamArun Chockalingam (1)

Dr Arun Chockalingam is the Secretary General of the World Hypertension League. He holds MS, PhD, FACC, FAHA degrees and is the professor of Global Health at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.

Jivana HeymanJivana Heyman (1)

Jivana Heyman is an Integral Yoga minister and Director of teacher training for the Integral Yoga Institute of San Francisco. Jivana teaches Yoga for people with diabilities. He has created the Accessible Yoga Teacher training programme to train people with disabilities to become Yoga teachers.

Vanita RautVanita Raut (1)

Dr Vanita Raut, MD, DGO, is a full-time consultant - Obstetrics & Gynaecology - at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai.

Shashi SinghShashi Singh (1)

Shashi Singh is a freelance writer.

Vidya SuryVidya Sury (3)

Vidya Sury is a writer, blogger and editor. She blogs and enjoys books, music, photography, cooking, DIY and coffee. Write to her at vidya at vidyasury dot com