SOUKYA is a family-run organisation headed by Dr. Issac Mathai M.D., a holistic physician who is an internationally renowned holistic health consultant. He is the Chairman, Managing and Medical Director and his wife, Mrs. Suja Issac M.Sc., M.Phil. (Foods & Nutrition) is the Executive Director. They are personally involved with the running of SOUKYA and also live with their family on the property. Their team consists of consultants and doctors from different systems of medicine, therapists and visiting national and international specialists. He is backed by an International Advisory Board, which is headed by Dr. R.M. Varma, India's eminent neurosurgeon.
- Dr. Issac Mathai MD, MRCH
Dr. Mathai hails from a family with a tradition of Homeopathic practice spanning four decades. He graduated from the A.N.S.S. Medical College - Kerala, India and took his M.D. (Homeopathy) from the Hahnemann Post-Graduate Institute of Homeopathy, London. Following this he took his M.R.C.H.(London) and joined as a physician at Europe's first and largest holistic health care clinic for over 10 years.
He studied Chinese Pulse Diagnosis and Acupuncture at the W.H.O. Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanking, China. He also participated in the Mind-Body Medicine training programme at the Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, MA in the USA.
Dr. Mathai established the Bangalore Holistic Medical Centre in 1989 and has a patient network of over 10,000 covering 40 countries. He runs a homeopathic chain of clinics in Bangalore - the Holistic Homeopathic Clinic started in September 1996 and the second one in September 1999. They provide free medicine for those who cannot afford it.
Suja Issac graduated with a B.Sc. in Home Science and went on to do her M.Sc. and M.Phil. in Foods & Nutrition at the Women's Christian College, Madras University.
Both her M.Sc. and M.Phil. dissertation work, which was conducted at the Madras Medical College and the Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai were awarded the 'Best Thesis Award' from the University of Madras.
She was a lecturer at the Women's Christian College, Chennai and the Mount Carmel College, Bangalore where she taught Foods and Nutrition and related subjects.
She helped set up the Wellness Clinic in Bangalore which was the pilot project of SOUKYA. Recently, SOUKYA hosted the Global Holistic Health Summit from 12-17 January, 2003 which had over 500 delegates from 45 countries and the key note speakers included Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Norman Shealy and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to name a few.
She and her husband, Dr. Issac Mathai, started a homeopathic chain of clinics in Bangalore - the Holistic Homeopathic Clinic started in September 1996 and the second one in September 1999.
All doctors on the team are medically qualified in their respective System of Medicine. They have good knowledge, training, experience and above all are passionate about their work.
The doctors on the SOUKYA team include:
Dr. Sudha BHMS( Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery) Director
Dr.Sudha started her career as a Lecturer in the Government Homeopathic Medical College where she worked for a period of 6 years. She has been working for 23 years under the guidance of Dr. Issac Mathai, Presently she is the Director of SOUKYA.
Dr Sheeba Santhosh, BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)MD (Hom), Senior Physician
She has over 12 years of experience and has been with SOUKYA since 2005.
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Dr. M. Narayanan Namboodri BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery)
Dr. Narayanan is an Ayurvedic physician who received qualification from the Coimbatore Ayurveda College. He graduated first of his class. He has over 18 years of experience. He has been working with SOUKYA since 2012.
Dr. Sateesh Ranjanagi BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery)
Dr. Sateesh is an Ayurvedic physician who received qualification from the KPSVS Ayurvedic Medical College in Raichur and finished an additional course in Cardiac and Emergency Cases from Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore. He has over 4 years of experience. He has been working with SOUKYA since 2008.
Dr. Shubha.R ( Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences)
Dr. Shubha graduated from SDM college of Naturopathy and Yogic sciences in 1996. She was awarded the gold medal for academic excellence by the Mangalore University. She has over 16 years of experience. She has been with SOUKYA since 2001.
The International Advisory Board consists of eminent doctors, consultants and therapists from different parts of the world from different systems of modern and complementary medicine.
SOUKYA was established with international collaboration from world renowned Health Centres in the USA and Europe. The centre is in collaboration with the International Holistic Health Association as it is a composite prototype centre that has been established under a private initiative to demonstrate the actual working of the holistic approach to health. The aim is to promote and compliment the initiative of the World Health Organisation for "The Renewal of the Global Health Policy for the 21st Century."