Dr. (Prof.) Rajan B. Bhonsle, M.D.
Consultant in Sexual Medicine & Counsellor
Hon. Professor & Head of the Department of Sexual Medicine at K.E.M.Hospital and Seth G.S.Medical College, Mumbai (India)
Diplomate, American Board of Sexology & The American College of Sexologists
Member, International Society for Sexual Medicine & Asia Pacific Society for Sexual Medicine
Fellow, Council of Sex Education & Parenthood International
Dr.Rajan Bhonsle is an Hon. Professor and Head of the Department of Sexual Medicine at K.E.M.Hospital and Seth G.S.Medical College, Mumbai (Largest Hospital and Medical College in Southeast Asia). The Department of Sexual Medicine at the KEM Hospital, Mumbai, is the only one of its kind in the country.
Dr. Rajan Bhonsle is the Founder Director of Heart To Heart Counselling Centre and Dean of the Institute of Human Technology (India). He is a senior Consultant in Sexual Medicine & Counsellor, practicing in Mumbai for 30 years.
Dr. Rajan Bhonsle passed his M.B.B.S. from Grant Medical College, Mumbai in 1981. He stood FIRST in the M.D. examination of Bombay University in the year 1985.
He has authored six books on ‘Sex Education’. His latest book THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SEX EDUCATION (Published by JAICO) is available in all leading book sellers & websites . His Marathi Best Seller “Samagra Kaamjeevan” is in its Eleventh edition since its first release by the Health & Education Ministers of Maharashtra.
Dr. Bhonsle has also edited and contributed to a Q&A book on Sexuality published by NDTV.
Dr. Bhonsle started India’s FIRST full-fledged Pre-Marriage Counselling Centre in Mumbai in 1998. He has been giving lectures and conducting training programs and workshops in various national and international organizations, forums and institutes such as Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Indian Medical Association, Times Foundation (TOI Group), Government Law College Mumbai, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Rajiv Gandhi National Institute, Commonwealth Youth Programme etc.
He has been conducting Training programs for Sex Educators in English, Marathi and Hindi. He is the first and the only one in India to conduct such intensive training programs for the adult community (Teachers, Social workers, Doctors, Parents etc) to train them to become Sex Educators. He has also been leading various AIDS awareness campaigns for the youth in India.
He has been writing very popular Question-Answer columns – ‘Ask the Doctor’ and ‘Expert Speak’ for Bombay Times (A Times of India group publication – The most read English Daily of India), ‘Let’s Talk Sex’ for DNA (The second most read English broadsheet daily in Mumbai), “Heart 2 Heart’ for the Afternoon, ‘Intimacy Issues’ for the popular magazine New Woman, ‘Sex Talk’ for Maharashtra Times (the largest read Marathi Daily from Mumbai), a column ‘Baat Ban Jaye’ for Navbharat Times (The most prestigious Hindi Daily from the Times Group) for several years. He has so far answered a few thousand queries asked by readers on sexuality and relationship issues.
He has been writing articles & regular features in leading news papers, Internet sites and magazines such as India Today, Times of India, DNA, Femina, Savvy, New Woman, Complete Well-being, Smart life, Parenting, and regional publications such as Navbharat Times, Janasatta, Meri Saheli, Good Homemaker (Hindi), Maharashtra Times, Loksatta, Lokmat, Lokprabha, Chitralekha, Charchaughi, (Marathi) Janmabhoomi, Samkaleen (Gujarati), etc. on subjects related to Human Sexuality, Relationships, Parenting & Counselling.
He has also been conducting various self-help workshops in Stress Management, Secrets of a Healthy Marriage, Teenage Enigma, Understanding Adolescence, Art of Parenting, Menopause Management, Art of Communication at the work place, Wisdom through Parables, Self-Help through Creative Writing, Coping with Exams and Results etc.
Dr. Bhonsle is a consultant for NDTV, Raymonds India, and Shaadi.com for their websites www.DoctorNDTV.com, www.ksontheweb.com, and www.shaadi.com.
Dr.Bhonsle has appeared as an expert panelist on several popular TV shows on various TV channels such as NDTV, Times Now, CNN IBN7, Aaj Tak, Zee TV, Star TV, IBN Lokmat, Alfa TV, ETV, Mumbai Doordarshan, Me Marathi etc.