ABOUT ME

Rajgopal Nidamboor, PhD, is a wellness physician-writer-editor, independent researcher, columnist, author and publisher.

My published work includes hundreds of newspaper, magazine, and Web articles, essays, meditations, columns, and critiques on a variety of subjects, eight books on natural health, two coffee table tomes and an encyclopaedic treatise on Indian philosophy.

I call myself an irrepressible idealist.

What I like best is spending quality time with my family, close friends, and reading, writing, listening to music, watching cricket and old movies and practicing mindful meditation.

I live in Navi Mumbai, India.

My present professional positions:

  • Editor-Publisher, ThinkWellness360. ThinkWellness360 — launched August 15, 2021 — is a 3-in-1 digital magazine keyed to natural health. complementary and alternative medicine [CAM], particularly Ayurveda and homeopathy, nutrition and integrative medicine, aside from psychological and spiritual wellness, as also other allied subjects.
  • Chief Wellness Officer, Docco360. Docco360 is a mobile-based App that connects patients with doctors for virtual consultations. My role is keyed to lead the Docco360 Team in delivering first-rate customer experience, with the best there is in professional, up-to-the-minute, fully streamlined, user-friendly virtual [online] consultation — with Ayurveda and homeopathic physicians, and nutrition therapists, among others — for Docco360 patients from the comfort of their home. This translates, no less, to Docco360 doctors finding the virtual platform easy to use — and, to deriving optimal professional satisfaction and fulfilment.

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TESTIMONIALS 

  • “In my years as practicing physician, author and editor, I have never met anyone more capable or more dedicated than Raj [Rajgopal Nidamboor], especially in the field of mind-body/integrative medicine.” — Richard Firshein, DO, Director, Center for Comprehensive Medicine, New York, US.
  • “The growing interest in naturopathic treatment and nutritional medicine is changing and transforming the public’s respect and use of natural programmes. It is in this context that Raj’s writing introduces [readers] to effective, cost-saving, risk-free nutritional approaches that may be used in addition to, or in place of, prescribed drug treatments.” — Jonathan Collin, MD, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Townsend Letter, US.
  • My association with Raj [Rajgopal Nidamboor] has evolved over the past eight years beyond Positive Health PH Online of his authoritative, yet accessible sublime articles, encompassing wide-ranging subjects, including psychospiritual, clinical practice, immune function, infections and inflammation, stress, neurological and neurodegenerative disorders, heart, ME/CFS, Long-Covid [See his Author Profile]. Despite sharing scientific/medical backgrounds, we share a common passion and objective of achieving clinical practice with integrated medicine, one that includes the many thousands of years of traditional complementary disciplines spanning Ayurveda, aromatherapy, homeopathy, massage, naturopathy, nutrition, yoga, and others, as well as  allopathic/modern/conventional medicine, emanating from the scientific and pharmaceutical realms. The achievement of our goals will be a marathon; definitely not a sprint. — Sandra Goodman, PhD, Editor, Positive Health PH Online, UK.
  • “I feel privileged to be associated with Raj for nearly two decades; a truly multifaceted personality. His knowledge about medicine, cricket [etc.,] is amazing. The superb sense of humour and its apt use during conversation makes a dialogue with him a treat. It was serendipity that I came in contact with Raj due to my research work on ovarian transplant, which he wrote for Science magazine, aside from another on my research on vaginoplasty. I will always cherish those articles for their scientific content, simplifying it for the general reader and, at the same time, his superb language.” — Pravin Mhatre, MD, DGO, FCPS, DFP, Honorary Professor Emeritus-Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai, India.
  • “I consider you [Raj] the ‘Shakespeare of Nutritional Biochemistry.’ Your prose concerning the functioning of the [human] body is not only clear and easy to understand, but also like taking a journey into the complex, harmonious creation of the [human] body. Indeed, humans are ‘fearfully and wonderfully made’ and [Raj] paints an adventuresome picture of that.” — Nancy Hultstrand, Registrar, for my [online] PhD in natural medicine, US.
  • “You have worked miracles. It is a real pleasure for us to be working with you…” — Charlotte Parry-Crooke, Publishing Director, New Holland [Publishers] Ltd, UK.
  • “Well done… and best wishes for the future…” — Rahul Dravid, India’s legendary batsman, captain, coach, etc., Bengaluru, India.
  • “You [Raj] are oozing with brilliance, I am your fan, as you are by far [one of] the best cricket writers I’ve come across.” — Farokh Engineer, India’s legendary wicket-keeper-batsman and commentator, Lancashire, UK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acknowledgments: All subject pix, by courtesy of: PEXELS/PIXABAY/UNSPLASH/PXFUEL