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.
Dr Kishore V Shetty MD, MED, DM, DNBE [Neurology] is a visiting associate consultant in neurology, Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.
Mehar Panjwani is a Mumbai-based diet consultant with over 11 years of work experience across leading health spas, hospitals, and fitness centres in Mumbai and Bangalore. She is also a member of Indian Dietetic Association and has successfully counselled patients to achieve better health.
Dr Anand Gaur is an emergency medical officer at Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, Mumbai
John Douillard, DC, PhD is the author 16 books, CD's and DVD's including Body, Mind and Sport, The 3-Season Diet, Perfect Health For Kids, and The Encyclopedia of Ayurvedic Massage and DVD's on stress, weight-loss and detoxification. He directs the LifeSpa, an Ayurvedic Retreat and Panchakarma Centre in Boulder, Colorado, USA, where he lives with his wife and six children.
Madhuri Ruia is a nutrition specialist and founder of HALF, Mumbai's functional Health Studio.
Karan Kapoor has worked as a stylist for several leading fashion magazines. For him, clothes are much more than items to cover your body; they are an expression of who he is. He loves to dress well, look good and write about it.
Dr Pekka Puska, MD, PhD, PolScm is the president of the World Heart Federation and Director General, National Institute for Health and Welfare [THL], Finland. He is known throughout the world as a pioneer in the public health programmes.
Ellen J Langer is a professor in the Psychology Department at Harvard University. She has done extensive work on the illusion of control, ageing, decision-making, and mindfulness theory which has been covered in over 200 research articles and six academic books. She has authored four books: Mindfulness, The Power of Mindful Learning, On Becoming An Artist and Counterclockwise.
Dr C J Thakkar practices at Breach Candy and Lilavati Hospital. He is a pioneer in Computer Navigation Joint Replacement Surgery in India and has been performing these surgeries since 2002. He is also the president of A.O. Alumni Association, India and has delivered lectures and conducted workshops across India and at Japan, Taiwan, Singapore and Bangkok.
Dr Preeti Devnani, MD, DASM is Certified by tha American Board of Neurology and American Board of Sleep Medicine. She manages the Sleep laboratory and Sleep Disorders Clinic in the Department of Neurology at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Center.
Dr Nadeem Rais is a leading consultant endocrinologist in Mumbai.
Bhavisha J Bafna, MSc, is a post graduate in pharmaceutical science with management studies. She is currently working as a clinical research co-ordinator at a Medical Centre in Mumbai.
Hvovi is a Psychotherapist with her office “MANASHNI” at Powai, Mumbai. She works with adults, children and teens diagnosed with mental health issues. She spreads awareness about mental health through her blog and articles. Reach her at email@example.com
Dr KV Suryanarayana, MS, FICS, is a senior ENT surgeon and a professor at a reputed medical college.
Marg Mcgill is senior vice-president of the International Diabetes Federation [IDF] since 2003. She holds a Masters degree in Medicine and has managed Australia's largest Diabetes centre for 15 years.
Vijay Tamhane is the founder director of Edentulous Support Society, India's first and only support group for edentulous people.
Priti Salian is a teacher by profession and a writer by choice. Her interests include yoga, health, parenting and social awareness. She lives in New Delhi.
Dr Avinash Deo, MD, is a visiting consultant in Haematology and Medical Oncology at Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.
Rand Khalil is a keen yoga practitioner and a passionate natural health advocate. She is co-author of Detox Bath and co-founder of pureinsideout.com, a free, information-rich website dedicated to natural body and mind detox and wellbeing.
Dr L Sreenivasa Murthy, MD [Internal Medicine], practices at the KIMS Rajiv Gandhi University, Bangalore.
Dr Juthika Sheode, DORL, MS [ENT], is a full-time ENT surgeon at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.
Sharmila Ail is a Mumbai-based health writer.
Dr Preeti Savardekar is a consultant dermatologist and cosmetologist. She holds a masters degree in dermatology. She teaches at a coaching institute in Mumbai and is also the panel expert for skin for a well-known channel. Her interests include music, writing and spreading knowledge and healing the world.
Junaid Shaikh is a person of eclectic interests. His thirst for knowledge and the desire to understand the mysteries of the mind, body and soul took him to different destinations worldwide in search of spiritual masters. Since then he has been sharing his knowledge and experiences in Australia and in various places around India.
Dr Sandeep Mane, MRCOG[UK], MD, FCPS, DGO, DICOG, is a certified Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic surgeon from UK. He is surgical skills training in-Charge at surgeon’s college in London, UK and is the consultant gynaecological endoscopic surgeon at the Origin International Fertility Centre in Thane, Mumbai. He enjoys teaching and this includes educating general public and training doctors worldwide.
Chandni Mehta is a post graduate in dietetics and a consultant nutritionist at a leading hospital in Mumbai. She is also a visiting faculty at various academic institutes.
Hakim Mohammad Tariq heads the board of Physicians at Hamdard [WAKF] Laboratories.
Dr Aravind BS, BAMS, DNHE, is a Mysore-based practitioner. His fields of interest include Panchakarma, therapeutic yoga and pranayama.
Anita Sinicrope Maier, MSW, LSW, is the founder and executive director of The Pennsylvania Educational Network for Eating Disorders [PENED].
Dipankar Zalpuri is a self made entrepreneur running a Start up PR and media relations firm, YouMe&We. His profession requires him to be in the best of grooming as business development is his prime focus.
Dr Mohan Thomas, American trained and certified cosmetic surgeon, is the medical director of The Cosmetic Surgery Institute in India and also the founder president of the Indian Society of Cosmetic Surgery and the Academy of Anti Ageing Medicine, Mumbai/New York.
Linda Seidel is all of these—a pioneer, make-up artist, author, educator and aesthetic rehabilitation specialist based in the USA. With a talent for portraiture and drawing, Linda Seidel thought at one time she'd pursue a career in art. She did just that, but her medium was make-up, not paint or pastels. Her unique approach to corrective make-up has been recognized and applauded by medical professionals, the cosmetics industry, the media, and most of all, by her clients.
Gemma Keogh is a student of His Eminence the 7th Dzogchen Rinpoche. She lives in London, UK.
Dr Nandita Palshetkar, MD, FCPS, FICOG, is a Mumbai-based infertility specialist. She is also a professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at D.Y. Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai.
acqueline Marcell is an international spealer and host of the "Coping with Caregiving" radio programme. She is the author of "Elder Rage" which includes an addendum by renowned dementia specialist Rodman Shankle, making it valuable for all healthcare professionals. As a breast cancer survivor, Jacqueline advocates that everyone [especially caregivers] closely monitor their own health.
Sunandan Lele is a cricketer first and a journalist later. He is the consulting sports editor of IBN-Lokmat [TV News Channel] and sports consultant for Sakal Group. He has also worked as a freelancer for BBC Radio and ABC Radio [Australia] for over five years.
Pankaj Patel is a vascular surgeon who operates from The Vein Clinic—India’s first comprehensive care and treatment centre for peripheral vascular diseases, varicose veins and deep vein thrombosis.
Dr T V Garud, FRCS [Eng], is a consultant general surgeon at Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre in Bandra, Mumbai
Dr Rajesh B. Kumar, MD, DM [Nephrology], is an nephrologist and transplant physician at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital in Powai, Mumbai.
Eefa Shroff is a qualified yoga instructor, a certified coach and an NLP [neuro-linguistic programming] master practitioner. She conducts Super Yoga classes at JW Marriott Mumbai.