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Dr. R. Sivakumar's Profile


Dr. R. Sivakumar comes from a family which practices medicine since generations. He is the son of the Dr. A. Ramalingam, a graduate and eminent Physician from the field of Siddha and Dr. R. Meenakshi, a graduate and distinguished Practitioner of Homeopathy Medicine, both being the descendent of renowned families from South India who practice Indian medicine traditionally.

Even though Dr. R. Sivakumar was born and brought up in the metropolitan capital, the most happening city of South India, Chennai, his love for Indian Medicine made him to join the pioneer of all Medical Systems in the World, the Ayurvedic System of Medicine.

He finished his graduation (B.A.M.S., Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery) from the famous century old college of India, The Venkataramana Ayurvedic Medical College, Mylapore, Chennai and did his masters specializing in Kayachikitsa (Internal Medicine) from another famous 64 years old College, Hubli Ayurveda Seva Samiti’s Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Hubli.

He had consistently been a top performer throughout his graduation and post graduation and graduated as one of the leading mark scorers. He had been practicing Ayurveda even before completing his internship. Through out his U.G., he got well trained under Dr. L. Mahadevan M.D. (Ayu), Director, Sri Sarada Ayurveda Hospital, Kanyakumari and Dr. A. Ramalingam. While doing his PG, he had been a part time consultant in WEKAS and Srinivasa Snehma Kshema Abivriddi Society (SSKAS, an NGO), Hubli.

During the same time, he also did this M.B.A in Hospital Management from DDE, Alagappa Univsersity, Tamil Nadu.

He is now a notable faculty of the Department of Kayachikitsa (Internal Medicine), and a young and dynamic physician in Ayurveda. He has presented numerous research papers in Challenging Diseases and has given informative guest lectures. 

He presently holds the post of Secretary for "AYURVEDA POST GRADUATES ASSOCIATION, TAMIL NAADU" (APGAT), first of its kind in India and represents the organisation at all the levels.

He is also the secretary for ALL INDIA AYURVEDA CONGRESS, CHENNAI UNIT. 

He frequently addresses the public and give lectures on Uniqueness of Ayurveda and its benefits through Rotary, Lions Clubs.


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