Prasanna Kakunje, M.D. (Ayurveda)

Dr Prasanna Kakunje

Dr Prasanna Kakunje


  • 2005: Ayurveda Vachaspathi, M.D. in Kayachikitsa (Ayurveda general medicine) from Government Ayurveda Medical College, Mysore, affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • 2002: Ayurvedacharya, B.A.M.S. from A.L.N.Rao Memorial Ayurvedic Medical College, Koppa affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Certified in Cryolight® Device for Cold Shock Therapy in pain and inflammation management.  (www.cryolight.de)

Professional Abilities:

  • Ayurveda consultations
  • Ayurveda program designing
  • Execution and monitoring of Ayurveda therapeutic programs
  • Talks and interactive sessions on Ayurveda, wellness, spa and related topics
  • Spa management training
  • Spa operations and management
  • Ayurveda training
  • Ayurveda diet and lifestyle advice
  • Ayurveda and medical teaching
  • OPD consultations
  • IPD rounds and patient monitoring
  • Hospital Operations and Management
  • Digital Photography
  • Article and blog writing

Member of: 

Advisor- CIAC

Advisor- CIAC

  • Karnataka Ayurveda & Unani Practitioners’ Board, Bangalore
  • National Integrative Medical Association
  • Honorary advisor in the Honorary board of CIAC Global- www.ciacommission.org
  • Doctors’ Association Moodbidri- Member since 2013 and Secretary in 2016-17
  • ALNRMAMC Alumni Association
  • Rotary Club Moodbidri, India- RI District 3180
  • Asia Pacific Spa & Wellness Association (APSWC)
  • Spa Team International
  • Mangalore Photography Club
  • Club Photo- Indian Photography Community
  • Digital Photography School
  • Rasadhwani Kalakendra- Bengaluru

Experience: Current-


  • TAJ HOTELS, RESORTS and PALACES – Vivanta by Taj, Bekal, Kerala – as Ayurveda Consultant
  • Lecturer at A.L.N.Rao Ayurvedic Medical College, Koppa.
  • Visiting consultant at S.C.S.Hospital, Mangalore, Karnataka.
  • MANDARIN ORIENTAL, BANGKOK, THAILAND – as Ayurveda consultant at their Oriental Spa and Ayurvedic Penthouse
  • BAPUJI AYURVEDIC MEDICAL COLLEGE, SHIMOGA: as Head of the Department of Kayachikitsa, Lecturer and Physician.
  • PRANAVA AYURVEDA CLINIC, SHIMOGA – Private Ayurveda clinical practice.
  • PRIVATE PRACTICE in various clinics around Mysore on visiting basis during the M.D. studies.
  • A.L.N.Rao Memorial Ayurveda Medical College Hospital, Koppa, Karnataka: as Medical Officer