About Us

Dr. Shripad Chodankar, an eminent Electrical Engineer settled in his own business had joined Savarkar Seva Kendra to gain knowledge and experience in alternative therapy. There, he learnt acupressure Therapy. Subsequently he studied Magneto Therapy when he learnt the amazing effects and the simplicity of the treatment. He completed an Advance courses in Acupressure and Shiatsu, conducted by Holistic Health Center Pune. He was induced to study further and obtain certification from The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines. This board is recognized by The Open International University for Complementary Medicines.

He was not satisfied with the achievements and knowledge that he has acquired and was searching for some more avenues in this field. This made him to study Acupuncture and other allied therapies such as Moxibustion, Cupping Therapy, Bloodletting, Amma Therapy, Guasha Therapy, Sujok Therapy, Neuro Therapy etc. He obtained certification from “Indian Academy of Acupuncture Science” and “International Su Jok Acupuncture Association”

His desire and curiosity made him to study further from China, the origin of most of these therapies. He completed the certification in acupuncture from China Academy of TCM, Beijing, China. 

The management of Mahavir Hospital Khar has opened a Charitable Acupuncture Clinic. The expertise and the services of Dr. Chodankar available here. This fulfills his long cherished desire to render his iota of service to the suffering humanity.


  • TCM Certificate Course from China Academy of TCM, Beijing, China
  • Pulse Analysis from Pulse Academy, Vladivostok, Russia.
  • Yoga, Naturopathy and Acupuncture, 1 year certificate Course from Maharashtra State Board of Vocational Examinations.
  • Ph. D. in Acupuncture from Indian Board of Alternate Medicine.
  • Chinese and Ayurvedic Acupressure/Acupuncture from Indian Academy of Acupressure/Acupuncture.
  • Sujok Acupuncture Basic Level I & II from International Sujok Acupuncture Association
  • Zen Shiatsu and Acu-Yoga from Holistic Health Center, Medical Mission Sisters
  • Jin Shin Do - Basic Acupressure from Holistic Health Center, Medical Mission Sisters
  • Foot Reflexology from Swatantryaveer Sawarkar Seva Kendra


  • Advance Acupuncture Forum
  • Acupuncture Council
  • Auriculotherapy Forum of India
  • Ozone Forum of India
  • Rural Health Society

Faculty at MITCON for following courses

  • Basic Acupuncture Course
  • Advance Acupuncture Course (Treatment based on Identification of patterns according to Zang-Fu organs)
  • Tongue Diagnosis
  • Cosmetic Acupuncture
  • Acupuncture - Gynaecological Disorders
  • Scalp Acupuncture
  • Electro-acupuncture based on Dr. Voll
  • Auriculotherapy Basic Course Level-1
  • Auriculotherapy Advance Course Level-2

Compiled following Books

  • A Guide to Reflex Points & Shiatsu Points”. This is book is used as an authenticated guide by the therapists.
  • Magneto Therapy”. This book explains in detail, the therapeutic use of magnets.
  • A Comprehensive guide for Acupuncturists - Basic Acupuncture
  • Identification of Patterns according to Organs and Principles of Treatment.
  • Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine.
  • TCM approach to Gynaecology

Research Work

  • Roll of Acupuncture in the treatment of Asthma and Breathlessness
  • Acupuncture in Gynaecological problems
  • Acupuncture and Infertility

Presented Research paper on “Acupuncture and Infertility” in the 51st World Congress of Integrated Medicine held at Colombo SriLanka, in Nov. 2013

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