Medical Director & Addl Chief Physician

  • BAMS, PG Diploma in Clinical Research
  • Guest Lecturer in Government Ayurveda College, Kannur (2005-2006, 2008)
  • Additional Chief Physician, Itoozhi Namboothiri’s Ayurveda Nursing Home
  • Chief Physician, Itoozhi Nethra Chikithsalayam
  • Ayurveda Medical Director, INS Zamorin Ayurvedic Centre, Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala
  • Technical Head – Quality Control – Research & Development at Itoozhi Vaidyasala (GMP-certified Ayurvedic Drug Manufacturing Unit), Mayyil, Kannur, Kerala
  • Managing Trustee, Itoozhi Illam Ayurveda Foundation Charitable Trust

Dr I Unnikrishnan Namboothiri has been at the forefront of popularising Ayurveda, presenting it in the modern context of technology and research in the modern world. He is deeply committed to spreading the true message of the Science of Life, based on a deep respect of its traditional treatises and combining it with the spirit of innovative processes that stay true to its traditions. As Chief Physician of the Itoozhi Nethra Chikithsalayam, he drives the Traditional Eye Treatment and Care – one of Itoozhi Ayurveda’s core disciplines of healing and treatment, utilising the strength of the traditional Ayurvedic treatments and techniques, that emphasises holistic well-being rather than local healing.

Awards & Accreditations

Nominated as Citizen Conservator by Social Forestry Wing of the Kerala Forest Department (2016)

Vanamithra Award by the Govt Of Kerala (2012)

Best Scientific Paper Award in Science Congress (1996)

Research Award by NLC Tamil Nadu (2013)

Pejawar Swamiji Puraskar, Karnataka (2001)

Invited Resource Person in CMEs of Ayush Department, Govt of India

Dr.I.Unnikrishnan Namboothiri’s Felicitation