Prof. Dr. K Muraleedharan Pillai (Chief Physician)
Prof.Dr.K.Muraleedharan Pillai MD (Ay) a well known ayurvedic scholar, teacher, physician and researcher has been in pursuit of pure ayurveda for the last 45 years and 40 years in academic field. He is also a specialist in treating Psoriasis, Hemiplegia, Frozen shoulder, Sciatica like Rheumatic disease. He has written numerous books on Ayurveda for the common people to give awareness of Ayurveda and has published a number of articles in various National and international medical journals and magazines in Malayalam and English. During a long period of commendable service, he has served as principal for 26 years in Ollur, Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda college and in Vishnu Ayurveda College, Shoranur. He was given the prestigious state "Dhanwantari" award in 2012 from Govt. Of Kerala for his invaluable contribution towards teaching, treatment and propagating authentic Ayurveda. He had also received the prestigious Padmasree RagavanThirumulpad Award. Dr.N.V.K. Warrior award from A.M.A.I., Dr.K.R.RNampoothiri award, Govt.medical officers award and Ayurveda Karma Sreshta award in 2019 for his better services in the field of Ayurveda. He was a member of board of studies in Ayurveda of Kerala University of Health sciences, M. G University and Calicut University. He was the medical director of Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Foundation & research Center, Thaikattusery, Ollur. Also served as chairman BAMS examination Board and MD examiner in several universities in Kerala. Now he is the chief physician of Ayursopanam Healthcare, Thrissur.