Founder Secretary, Geet-Rang (Organization for promotion of Music) – Stage shows with various themes including Marathi Gazal (Rang Vegala) and rare songs of Late Sudhir Phadake (Anokhe Babuji) Secretary, Saraswati Sangeet Vidyalaya Golden Jubilee Committee Clinical Experience: Sane Guruji Rugnalaya, Hadapsar, Pune in 1987-1991 Seth Tarachand Ramnath Hospital, Rasta Peth, Pune in 1993-1998 V.P.Nanal Hospital , Karve Road, Pune in 1985-2002 Padmashree D Y Patil Ayurveda Hospital, Pimpri, Pune in 2003-2006


  • Ayurveda
  • Yoga & Meditation


  • Rheumatologist


  • BAMS from - Tilak Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, University of Pune
  • MASC (Rognidan, Kayachikitsa, Modern Medicine & Therapeutics) from R.A.Podar Medical College, (Ayur.) Mumbai, University of Pune
  • MD (Medicine) from L.T.M Medical College, Mumbai in 1982
  • Fellow of Institute of Indian Medicine in 1999
Rheumatology Training:
  • One year training in G.S. Medical College and K.E.M Hospital, Mumbai in 2005-2006
  • Post Graduate Certificate Course in Rheumatology- Indian Medical Association (IMA AKN Sinha Institute, New Delhi), Feb 2007
  • EULAR Online Course on Rheumatic Diseases, European League Against Rheumatism, Zurich, Switzerland, 2007-2009
  • EULAR Online Course on Connective Tissue Diseases, European League Against Rheumatism, Zurich, Switzerland, 2009-2010
  • Ten topics in Rheumatology Asia (PG course) : Singapore July 2008
  • 10th EULAR Postgraduate Course in Rheumatology, Krefeld, Germany (Sept 2008)
  • Fourth EULAR Course on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Pisa, Italy (Aug 2009)
  • Pediatric Rheumatology Training – Indian Academy of Pediatrics (Rheumatology Chapter), Mumbai (Sep 2009)
  • Osteoporosis Workshop – International Osteoporosis Foundation and Indian Society for Bone Mineral Research – Mumbai (Oct 2009)

Practice Information

Lupus Clinic, Pune


Lupus Clinic, Pune

1078, Shukrawar Peth, Tilak Road, Hirabag, Pune, Maharashtra - 411002

  • Enquiries : (020) 24478993, (+91) 9763407229
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Achievements & Contributions

  • Academic Activities:Member, Board of Studies, Faculty of Ayurveda, University of Pune in 1985-1988
  • Member, Managing Committee, Tilak Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Pune in 1990-1995
  • Member, Managing Committee, Ayurveda Rasahala, Pune in 1985-1990
  • Member, Managing Committee, V.P.Nanal Hospital, Pune in 1985 - 2005
  • Examiner (University of Pune ) – B.A.M.S. and M.D. (Ayurveda) Examinations
  • Invited speaker Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha
  • Attended various National & International Seminars & Conferences.
  • Lectures in International Ayurveda Conferences
  • Ayurveda Varidhi (Doctorate), European Ayurveda Academy in 2007
  • Best Ayurveda Research Guide Award, European Ayurveda Academy in 2007
  • International Ayurveda Bhooshan Award, Deerghayu International in 2010
  • Over 30 publications including a chapter in API Textbook of Medicine (IV Ed) and another in  Manual of Rheumatology (IRA III Ed 2009)
  • Osteiitis condensans ilei Pictorial CME J Assn Phy India 2010; 58:41
  • 6 Case Reports in Rheumatology Principles and Practice (Jaypee Brs Publishers) 2009
  • Lectures in 8 symposia and read research papers in four international conferences.
  • Editor, PHRC Bulletin (Special Rheumatology Issue) Oct-Dec 2006, Poona Hospital & Research Centre, Pune Kasturba Health Society deleted
  • Lectures for doctors, orthopedic surgeons and general public on rheumatologic issues (arthritis, joint pains, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, pain management, etc)
  • Chairperson for scientific sessions IRACON2006 (Lucknow), APICON2007 (Goa) and IRACON2008 (Pune)
  • Participation in Rheumatology Training Programs for family doctors,M.S. (Ortho) and D.N.B. (Medicine and Orthopedics) students.
  • Organised Rheumatology training programs for family doctors
  • 30 publications on different topics in various Ayurveda magazines including a chapter in a recognized textbook
  • A series of articles on ‘Links between Ayurveda and Modern Medicine’ published in Dhanwantari magazine
  • Rheumatology and Indian Systems of Medicine: Manual of Rheumatology, 3rd Ed (2009), Indian Rheumatology Association, Indian Rheumatology Association (Chapter in Book)
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association
  • Life Member of Association of Physicians of India
  • Life Member of Indian Rheumatology Association
  • Life Member of ndian Academy of Pediatrics – Rheumatology Chapter
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Gastroenterology
  • Life Member of National Integrated Medical Association
  • Life Member of Association of Integrated Medical Specialists of India
  • Life Member of Akhil Bharatiya Ayurveda Maha-Sammelan 
  • Life Member of Rashtriya Shikshan Mandal