Dr. Santoshkumar M. Arjunagi a professor in Shalya Tantra (Ayurveda surgical methods), a skilful Ayurveda surgeon and writer has worked as Principal & Medical Superintendent in various prestigious Ayurveda Institutions like SDM College of Ayurveda. Expertise in treating Ano-rectal conditions (Piles, Fistula & Fissure) using Kshara Sutra procedures and cautery methods in treatment of chronic pain disorders, non-healing wounds and ulcers by skin grafting and flap surgeries, implementing Laser treatment in Fistula-in-Ano; Cryosurgery, Injection Therapy & Barren’s Band Ligation in the management of Haemorrhoids and is worked with Allopathy Surgeons to perform abdominal surgeries.
Pioneer in designing and constructing a unique eco-friendly cautery instrument named ‘Dr.Arjunagi’s Agnikarma Shalaka’ & ‘Dr.Arjunagi’s Rechargeable Battery Shalaka’, which is available in single pointer and four pointer form. Published several papers and authored a book named ‘Handbook on Agnikarma’. Attended a large number of national and international seminars as a Resource person and is also delivered various guest lectures on topics of managing Ano-rectal conditions, Musculo-skeletal disorders and Skin disorders. Also been involved in many healthcare based television programs.