Dr. Mathew Joseph M.B.B.S, M.D (General medicine), M.D (Alternative Medicine) began practicing medicine in 1985. Having graduated from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore and interned at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, he joined Van Allen Hospital, Kodaikanal and was the director of the hospital’s community health program (VARIHD). After completing his M.D in General Medicine at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) university in 1996 he accepted a teaching post at the Manipal College of Medical Sciences (Pokhara, Nepal) as Asst. Prof of Medicine. On his return to India he held the post of Consultant Physician and Director of Postgraduate Dip.N.B studies at the prestigious G.K.N.M. Hospital, Coimbatore before moving overseas to Bermuda where he was senior resident at the King Edward Memorial Hospital until 2007. He has also been locum tenens to well-known medical clinics in Bermuda and is registered with the Bermuda Medical Council. Certified overseas in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (A.C.L.S) and Mass Casualty Management from Bermuda as well as Advanced Trauma Life support (A.T.L.S) from Harlem Hospital, New York, Dr. Mathew has also run specialty clinics in Wound Care and Pain Management. Besides his work experience and qualifications in modern medicine Dr. Joseph has studied and practiced complementary and alternative medicine for several years with a special interest in manual therapeutics and reflexology. He sees his mission as a doctor primarily in the role of an educator in the rapidly evolving worldwide phenomenon that is Integrative Medicine. He runs a busy private practice H.I.M.A.L Clinic [Holistic Integrative Medicine And Lifestyle] in Kodaikanal.
July 2010 - July 2010
Consultant Physician in Holistic Integrative Medicine and Lifestyle. Skilled in Modern Medicine, Manual therapeutics including Traditional Therapeutic Thai Massage and Acupressure, Chi Nei Tsang, Reflexology, HIMAL bodywork, Craniosacral therapy Acu-yoga and other modalities of Alternative Medicine. Also involved in Corporate Wellness training, School Wellness and workshops for musicians addressing posture and balance, ergonomics, office exercises body alignment.
Social experience Coordinator
Kodaikanal International School
July 2008 - May 2010
Coordinator of School's Community and Service programs. Organized Kodai Music festival in 2009 to raise funds for CORSOCK's Mercy Home for the elderly destitute in Kodaikanal which financed the installation of the institution's Solar water heater.
King Edward Memorial Hospital
January 2001 - January 2007
G.K.N.M. Hospital Coimbatore
June 2000 - May 2001
Unit head [Department of General Medicine] and Director of Dip. National Board Post Graduate Studies
March 1985 - March 1985
Medical Doctor and Holistic Integrative Medicine Practitioner
Qualifications & Certifications
Advanced Diploma in Naturopathy
Australian Institute of Applied Sciences
Professional I5 and GCT 300
Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai, TMC Massage School, Thailand
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore