Leadership & Faculty

Leadership & Faculty

Dr.Deepti Chaitanya Lele has completed her MPT Neurology from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik. She has a vast clinical experience in Adult Neuro rehabilitation and Robotics, virtual reality and hydrotherapy in rehabilitation. She has various certifications on Spinal cord injury rehabilitation management, Research and Medical paper writing, Dynamic taping basic advance, Theraband and Foot and posture evaluation and prescription for Talarmade etc. She is active member of Indian Federation of Neuro-rehabilitation and registered MS-OT/PT council member. She has participated in many national and international conferences & also has presented her study on robotics and Neuorehabilitation at IFNR 2015 and World congress of neuro rehabilitation 2017. She has international publications and is active in research in the field of neurological rehabilitation. Currently she is working as Assistant professor and Clinical in charge at Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy.

Garima Gupta is a Physiotherapy Postgraduate (Neurology) from ISIC institute of Rehabilitation sciences New Delhi. She holds university ranks in various subjects during graduation. She was also awarded as best outgoing student for her graduation. She is a certified Balance & mobility Instructor from California state university USA. She has various certifications in neuro-dynamics from Neurodynamic solution, PNF and wheel chair skill etc. She is actively involved in research and has guided more than 20 UG and PG research projects. She has 9 international publications, many of which are highly cited and Scopus indexed. She has presented her research papers in many national & international conferences. Her research work is mainly focused on motor learning, work related musculoskeletal disorders, physical activity, balance and neurological rehabilitation. She has also written two books on fatigue management & vestibular rehabilitation. She is a reviewer for various scientific journals. Earlier she has worked as Assistant Professor at Saaii College of Medical Science and Technology (SCMAT), Kanpur from 2010 to 2018. During this period she held the responsibility of Academic Coordinator of SCMAT and Head of physiotherapy Department SCMAT.

Presently Associate Professor Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore

Dr. Jincy Samuel is a MPT graduate from RGUHS, Bangalore. Her specialization is Physiotherapy in Cardio respiratory and ICU management. She has more than five years of clinical and teaching experience. She has a certification in Manual Therapy. She has actively participated in organizing many workshops and conferences. Her key areas of research interest are respiratory physiotherapy, Physiotherapy in Women’s Health and Exercise therapy. She has a very strong hold on the physiotherapeutic subjects like functional diagnosis, clinical reasoning and evidence based practice.

Presently working as Assistant Professor and the Alumni Coordinator in Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy

Dr Kalidasan V, (M.P.T., Neurology) post graduate from Dr. MGR University Chennai. A certified “Advanced Dorn Therapist” under the Head of Thomas Zudrell, Germany. Neurological rehabilitation and Pain management of Orthopaedical disorders are his expertise. He is also a personalized Fitness Instructor and Diet counselor for a healthy being. Have been teaching for more than 10 years for undergraduate and post graduate Physiotherapy students. He is an expert in PT Neurology, Electrotherapy, Physical and functional diagnosis, Neurological, Psychosomatic Disorders and Paediatric subjects. He has conducted many hands on workshops on neural mobilization and postural improvement. His areas of research interest are neurological rehab. He has a strong research and academic hold and has guided more than 21 UG, PG research project. His expertise in academic has produced university rank holders and Distinction holders for various subjects. He has been organizing free Physiotherapy camps under Krupanidhi Physiotherapy community service cell for the welfare of the community.

Currently working as a Professor, coordinator for MPT Program, sports coordinator and as a coordinator for BPT Program at Krupandhi College of Physiotherapy

A Physiotherapy Graduate and alumni of Krupanidhi College and Postgraduate from SBSPGI, Balawala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Awarded Best Academician in 2016. Has more than 14 years of teaching and administrative experience for UG and PG courses in Physiotherapy. Guided more than 30 Undergraduate and 15 Post graduate students for their research projects in the area of Physiotherapy. Core area of research includes Low Back Pain and Shoulder pathologies. Worked as a faculty member in the Department of Physiotherapy, CAEHS, Meerut; Trident College of Education, Meerut and Amity University, Noida. Also visited Lulea Institute of Technology, Lulea, Sweden as part of faculty exchange program. He has been Co-author of text book on science and technology along with research papers. He is a examiner and paper setter for SGT University, Gurugram and CCS University, Meerut. Participated in more than 20 national and International conferences, seminars and faculty development programs.

Currently working as Associate Professor at Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy, Bengaluru

Master in physiotherapy in community based rehabilitation from Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam College of physiotherapy, Pravara Medical trust AND Bachelors from Government Medical college of Nagpur. She is actively involved in research and has national & international paper publications. She has also presented scientific papers in conference. Her core areas for research interest are work related disorders and community health. She is a certified yoga trainer. She has a good clinical hand in treating patients of occupational disorder, obstetrics and gynaecology and geriatrics.

Currently working as assistant professor at Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy

Dr Poonam Bhanushali is MPT graduate from Dr. DY Patil College of Physiotherapy. Her specialization is Physiotherapy in Cardio respiratory and ICU management. She has more than 5 years of academic and clinical experience. She is a certified ergonomist, Zumba trainer and childbirth educator. She has conducted various educational ergonomic seminars for IT professionals, and physiotherapy graduates. Her filed of research are lung disorders and physical endurance

Dr Priya Jovita Martis is M.Sc medical Anatomy post graduate from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and BAMS Graduate from SDM college of Ayurveda, Udupi. Earlier she has worked at Garden city College of physiotherapy. Currently she is working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Physiotherapy, handling Anatomy classes for the batch of 1st year Bachelor of Physiotherapy.

She has completed her Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from Government medical College Ahmedabad and has over 9 years of academic and hands on experience. She is UGC NET qualified manual therapist. Her areas of expertise include manual therapy, dry needling and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. She is enrolled for krupanidhi research incubation center program (KRIC) and pursuing her current research work under KRIC. Her published research work focuses on musculoskeletal disorders and trigger point release techniques. She has guided more than 20 UG & PG research projects. She had been a merit student, best out going student and rank holder during her bachelors and Masters Degree.

Currently she is working as associate professor and academic coordinator for under graduate BPT course at Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore

She is a physiotherapy graduate, with masters in musculoskeletal physiotherapy from KEM hospital, Mumbai. She has received many academic achievement awards like Dr. Ali Irani Gold medal by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, academic excellence award by Mumbai Branch of Indian Association of Physiotherapist and Academic merit award by Terna Physiotherapy College, Navi Mumbai. She is a movement dysfunction and training expert. She has got various certification done in the field of manual physical therapy like Mulligan concept, Teachers training and Research Methodology in the field of physiotherapy, Level 1 low back, hip Kinetic Control, Musculoskeletal Primer for Non-Orthopedist by Stanford University School of Medicine. She is a KRIC enrolled researcher and her current research work is focused on mobile usage and its effect on health. She has also published her research work in indexed journals and also presented her work at national and international conference. Her paper was awarded as best paper in an International Conference.

Dr. Durga Joshi Upadhye is a manual therapist from SOAHS, Manipal University. She is certified in neurodynamic testing and treatment by neurodynamic solutions (NDS). Has sound knowledge and practical skills in the field of orthopedic rehabilitation, manual therapy, hand rehabilitation, physical fitness and exercise science, sports rehabilitation. Her areas of research interest are myofascial system and techniques, neurodynamics, pain sciences, spine rehabilitation, sacroiliac joint dysfunction. She has previously worked as a sports physiotherapist for junior national badminton championship, Udupi district junior and master’s athletic championship, Womensia 2017, and Bengaluru marathon 2017. She has also worked as a physiotherapist in Sakra world hospital, Bengaluru. Currenty she is working as an assistant professor at Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy.