DR . N. Sreedharan, HPA ( 1921-2004)

An ayurveda scholar par exellence. He started his career as a tutor at the Govt ayurveda college Trivandrum, and later he went on to become the principle and director,Indian systems of medicine. In his illustrious career as an academician, physician, administrator, he had few firsts to his credit. He was one of the first physicians who was honoured with post graduate degree in ayurveda, he was the first MD of OUSHADI a govt run pharmaceutical company, he was also one of the first senior physicians who was awarded a fellowship of the NATIONAL ACADEMY FOR AYURVEDA, He was the director of the panchakarma department a Maharishi Mahesh Yogis world centre for ayurveda near New Delhi in 1994 and he started MITRA AYURVEDIC RESEARCH CENTRE in trivandrum.

The team at Mitra Hermitage is ably led by the husband and wife duo of Dr. Mahesh Sreedharan and Dr. Anitha Mahesh at every step. They will look after all your needs and will guide you throughout your stay here. Both doctors are professionally trained ayurvedic physicians from Government Ayurveda Collage,Trivandrum. Dr.Mahesh Sreedharan completed his PG In hospital management from IHRD Trivandrum. His work experience in Switzerland, Germany and Austria has helped him to transform Mitra Hermitage into a haven of hygiene and professionalism. Dr.Anitha Mahesh who is the administrator of the hospital is also an expert in ayurvedic cooking who has successfully done seminars in Europe. Couple is assisted by a handpicked team of well skilled therapists and staff who ensure the smooth functioning of Mitra Hermitage.

Mitra Ayurveda – Generations of Expertise in Ayurveda

  • P K Narayanan Vaidyar


  • K C Narayanan Vaidya


  • DR . N. Sreedharan

    Retired Director of Indian System of
    Medicine and Homeopathy,
    Kerala and Madhya Pradesh

  • Dr. N Balaraman

    Sri Chitra Ayurveda Pharmacy,


Dr.Mahesh Sreedharan belongs to the fourth generation of Ayurveda physicians in his family. The expertise he gained from his father Dr.N.Sreedharan and the special medical formulations made by sree chitra Ayurveda pharmacy started in 1915 by his maternal grandfather has helped him and his team to overcome diseases and thereby remove the sufferings of his patients globally.