About Us

Pothen Vaidyan (Founder Patron)

Elappunkal Ayurveda Hospital is a well known and well reputed ayurvedic hospital in South Kerala. It was founded in 1887 by Late. Pothen Vaidyan, who was a physician of the erstwhile Travancore royal family. His son Kunjunju Vaidyan popularised the wonders of ayurveda all over Kerala. His grandson, Joy Vaidyan an eminent ayurvedic practioner, is an expert in the treatment of rheumatic ailments. Dr. Liju Mathew, great grandson of Pothen Vaidyan, a qualified ayurvedic practioner expanded the vaidyasala and established it as Elappunkal Ayurveda Hospital, a multi-speciality ayurvedic hospital in 1994 at Vennikulam.
Dr. Liju Mathew