Dr. Rafeena Kidavintavida – BAMS, PGDY, CGO.
Known among her clients as Dr. Rafeena.K, she is one of the most qualified and experienced Ayurveda doctor in Australia.
Dr Rafeena is from Kerala, tropical glowing land on Southern cost of India known as ‘God’s own country’. Kerala is considered as the cradle of genuine Ayurveda, the place which literally never lost the continuity of growth of Ayurveda. As grown around the rich traditions of Ayurveda, she was passionate about Ayurveda from childhood and selected Ayurveda as her career. Being a mother of one boy and a full time home maker as well, Dr Rafeena believes that Ayurvedic principles are more and more important in this contemporary world and can help to attain total health for individual, family and society.
Dr Rafeena is a graduate on Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery (6 years course) from Government Ayurveda College, Kannur (Kannur University), Kerala, India, has a postgraduate diploma in Yoga from Annamalai University, India and completed a Certificate course in Gynaecology and Obstetrics, from ISMER (Ideal Society for Medical Education and Research), Mumbai. In order to expand her service to future Ayurvedic practitioners, she is currently studying Cert IV in training and assessment as well. Dr Rafeena is registered with Travancore Cochin Medical council, Kerala, India and a Professional member of Australasian Association of Ayurveda Inc (AAA) and Ayurvedic Medical Association of India (AMAI).
Before settling in Australia, Dr Rafeena worked around 7 years in a few Ayurvedic hospitals and public Ayurvedic clinics/hospitals in Kerala, India. These are busy institutions having around 100 patients per day. This opportunity gave her a chance to work close to the society and involve in the maintenance of public health.
Dr Rafeena had many special recognitions and awards, award by Ayurvedic Medical Association of India (AMAI) and Kerala Government Ayurveda Graduate Medical Officers’ Federation (KGAGMOF) separately for the implementation of “Yoga for prevention of life style diseases among senior citizens” as one of the best projects by an Ayurvedic doctor for the year 2010-11 in the district of Kannur, India to name some.
Dr Rafeena’s services are available from clinics in Erskinville and Parramatta, Sydney. Skype consultations are also available.