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Dr.Praful M. Barvalia, M.D(Hom)
     Dr.Praful M. Barvalia is a well known personality in the field of Homoeopathic Medicine & Education. He is the Founder Chairman of M.B. Barvalia Foundation. The axiom he has strongly propound is “Physicians should leave their comfortable chambers & go to community”. He bestows special care and spirit towards mentally and physically challenged children and has spent many years in upliftment of the life of these unfortunates. Over the past many years his continued efforts have benefited countless numbers of Mentally Retarded and Autistic children by promoting Holistic Health and Value Based Education.

     He has completed his DHMS in June 1981. He started his private practice while also working with Dhawle’s Institute of Clinical Research. Then as Lecturer at the Homeopathic Medical College in Mumbai from 1988. In January 2003, as Professor of Pediatrics in University of Mumbai. He has been appointed as examiner at various universities and resource person for various training programmes, including the MD Degree programme in Beed and Utkal Universities. He completed his MD through this programme in 2004 from Beed. He was Professor in Smt.CMP Homoeopathic Medical College for 15 years. He is Trustee of Dr.M.L.Dhawale Memorial Trust. He is the visiting faculty in various institutes in India & abroad.

     His main interest is Clinical Research and has conducted quality research in the field of Thyroid Disorders, Autism & HIV/AIDS. He pioneered holistic integrated research based approach in child care which is extremely popular.

     He is recipient of many honors and awards like, Award 2005 from Giants Group Central for his outstanding work in the field of medicine. He has been honoured with “Service above Self” award from Rotary Club of Mumbai, Ghatkopar. It has been awarded to him for following the path treated by Dr.A.M.Pai of Selfless Service. He has himself won several prestigious awards and this award adds further glory to his outstanding community service.

He can be contacted at

Dr.Praful M. Barvalia
1, Shalibhadra Society, 248
Hingwala Lane Extension, Near Popular Hotel
Ghatkopar (E), Mumbai – 400 077
Tel: 022-25013985/022-25010551/39019319
E-mail: drpraful@gmail.com