Dr.C.Suresh Kumar Triveni

Vamsha Vaidhya Award Winner

Category: Vamshodaya

The Journey of Triveni Nursing Home


Triveni Nursing Home (TNH) an ISO, NABH certified Ayurveda Hospital, was founded in 1978 in Thiruvananthapuram as an outpatient clinic by Vaidya Chandrasekharan Nair, a renowned Ayurveda teacher-cum-practitioner, a specialist in MarmaAsthi Chikitsa (Ayurvedic Orthopaedics). Now, TNH (Research Hospital) situated at Vanchiyoor, Thiruvananthapuram, has emerged as a vibrant, full-fledged multi-speciality, 62-bed hospital and research centre with extension hospitals in Kochi and Chennai, and a pharmaceutical manufacturing unit in Kochuveli, Trivandrum. TNH is a widely accepted referral Ayurvedic research hospital providing treatments for all musculo-skeletal diseases with a special focus on MarmaAsthi Chikitsa. TNH is attracting a large number of patients suffering from orthopaedic problems and other diseases.  

Vaidya C Suresh Kumar, holds an MD in Ayurveda and a Ph.D. degree. He has treated more than a lakh patients and cured them of their bodily problems with the right diagnosis and treatment methods though MarmaChikitsa. He is the Managing Partner and CMO of TNH. It is a decade now and his efforts have been recognized by various social communities where he was honoured with many awards of National and International repute. He has presented more than 140 papers at various conferences and other forums. These includes presentations in international conferences in Amsterdam, Dubai, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia and Sharjah on the merits of Ayurvedic Orthopaedic treatment with the application of MarmaChikitsa for low back pain, osteoporosis, etc. Recognizing the outstanding achievements, Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidhyapeeth, Delhi, the National Academy of Ayurveda, an autonomous organization under Ministry of AYUSH, has approved Dr. Suresh Kumar, as a Guru and competent to train students for internship under the Guru Sishya Parampara, since the last 17 years. This institute is an approved centre for training Graduates, Postgraduates & Ph.D. students from various Universities.

TNH integrates the relevant facilities and knowledge available in conventional modern medicine, such as X-Ray and clinical laboratory findings with Ayurvedic orthopaedic treatment. MarmaAsthi Chikitsa is an ancient treatment modality which needs revitalization and popularization in view of its intriguing potentiality. Among other things, TNH provides an economically effective and less invasive procedure for orthopaedic problems, which include trauma, musculoskeletal disorders, neurological disorders, post-surgical rehabilitation and sports injuries. 

Growth of TNH and Research Hospital

Triveni Nursing Home needs no introduction among the Ayurvedic fraternity. It has created a benchmark in the hospital industry. It started functioning as an out-patient clinic under Dr. K A Chandrasekharan Nair, at Kaithamukku, Thiruvananthapuram in 1978. Dr. Nair, an exceptional physician retired as a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant, and gained fame as a specialist in Marma, Department of Salya Chikitsa, Government Ayurveda College, Thiruvananthapuram. He served there for more than 28 years. It was his dream to have a Multi-Specialty Ayurvedic Hospital in Kerala, known for its adoption of professional standards, both nationally and internationally.

In order to provide better treatment under the control of qualified staff, an inpatient unit was started at Kaithamukku in 1978. This was initially a 20-bed hospital, providing all kinds of treatment on Ayurvedic lines. A staff of three doctors and other qualified personnel assisted him then. Each year around 25000 needy patients attend our outpatient department out of which more than 3000 people get admitted for treatment. Its journey from the humblest beginning to its prestigious level is due to the hard work and enthusiasm of the staff and management.

Triveni Pharmaceuticals

Genuine Ayurvedic medicines prepared in strict compliance with the books of Pharmacology in Ayurveda is a must for speedy recovery of the patients. So a unit by name Triveni Pharmaceuticals now prepares all medicines, for the purpose of the treatment at Triveni Nursing Home. This unit is presently functioning at Sreekanteswaram, Trivandrum, Kerala. As the need rose we have started another unit at Industrial Area, Kochuveli.

Triveni Research Institute of Ayurvedic Studies

In keeping with our conviction that research studies are essential for the progress of science and our firm belief in the right direction towards advancement, we have formed an institute called Triveni Reasearch Institute of Ayurvedic Studies to conduct scientific research in the field of Ayurveda. All this necessitated additional space requirements for which the nursing home was shifted to a new 6 floor building at Vanchiyoor, opposite to the Collectorate, Vanchiyoor, Trivandrum, Kerala.

Details of Ancestors

Generations of Vaidhyas

1979 - 2000

Dr K A ChandraSekharan NAir




1980 to till date

dr C SureshKumar





Dr Amirha M NandaKumar





Dr Ashwarya S

The Vision statement of Institution


Sarve Santhu NiramayaOur vision is to provide a holistic and healthy medical environment built on the time proven principles of Ayurveda to the society on the basis of medical ethics, through quality treatment, personal care and unparalleled professionalism.

A Memory that's etched deeply in the journey


I recently attended the marriage of a girl whom I was treating ever since she was born. She was born to a cerebral palsy father. My father was treating him since 1975. He was not walking then, later he got better, got a Govt. job, married & now I attended his daughter’s marriage. He took a lot of effort to convince the patient.

A 7 month old pregnant lady was brought to me. She was desperately requesting to abort the baby. On enquiry I found that as per the MRI the brain was not developed. It took a lot of effort for me to convince the parents to keep the baby. She was born, and a repeated MRI also showed congenital anomaly. During that time also the parents were reluctant to accept the baby. A lot of effort was taken to convince them and now this smart healthy girl is attending her kindergarten. Recently, I attended her 6th birthday.

Your inspiration to choose Ayurveda

I got inspired from my father who was a well-known and dedicated Ayurveda physician. The immense relief I used to see daily on the faces of numerous persons treated by my father inspired me to choose this branch of medicine. Along with that even from my younger days I was able to realize the potentials of this Indian system of Medicine.

Few words about your Guru

  • Dr. K A Chandrasekharan Nair
  • Dr. T N K Moosad
  • Dr. G S Raju
  • Dr. Muraleedharan K
  • Dr. P K Mohanlal
  • Dr. K Rajagopalan

Personal Vision

My personal vision is to develop an Ayurveda hospital which should be the first choice of a common man for day to day medical needs. It should have various components like a Diabetic centre, Oncology and Rheumatic centre, OP and IP, Multispecialty OP, Panchakarma, a Medicine manufacturing unit, a Research block and a Publication division.

Message to Youngsters

You work hard and the sky will be the limit.

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