Dr. (Prof.) Rajan B. Bhonsle, M.D.
Senior Consultant in Sexual Medicine & Counsellor
Hon. Professor & Head of the Department of Sexual Medicine at K.E.M. Hospital & Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai (India), Diplomate, American Board of Sexology & The American College of Sexologist, Member, International Society for Sexual Medicine & Asia Pacific Society for Sexual Medicine, Fellow, Council of Sex Education & Parenthood International
Dr.Rajan Bhonsle is the Hon. Professor & Head of the Department of Sexual Medicine at K.E.M.Hospital and Seth G.S.Medical College, Mumbai (The 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 & Dean of the Institute of Human Technology (India). He is a Senior Consultant in Sexual Medicine & a Counsellor practicing for 30+ years in Mumbai.
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 Mumbai University in the year 1985.
He has authored 6 books on ‘Sex Education’ & his latest book titled ‘THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SEX EDUCATION’ (Published by JAICO) is available with all leading book sellers & online as well.
Dr. Bhonsle’s – Marathi Best Seller “Samagra Kaamjeevan” is in its 11th edition since its 1st 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 & workshops in various national & international organizations, conclaves, forums & distinguished institutes such as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Indian Medical Association, Times Foundation (TOI Group), Government Law College Mumbai, St. Xavier’s University, Mumbai, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Rajiv Gandhi National Institute, Commonwealth Youth Programme etc.
Dr. Bhonsle has also been conducting multilingual Training programs for Sex Educators in English, Marathi & Hindi. He is the first and the only one in India to conduct such intensive & extensive training programs for the adult community (Teachers, Social workers, Doctors, Parents etc) to train them to become Sex Educators. He has also been at the forefront of various AIDS awareness campaigns for the youth in India.
He has been writing the 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.
Dr. Bhonsle 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 Enigmas
- Understanding the Female Orgasm
- Understanding Adolescence
- The Art of Parenting
- Menopause Management
- The Art of Communication at the Workplace
- Wisdom through Parables
- Self-Help through Creative Writing
- Coping with Examination Pressures etc
Dr. Bhonsle is a consultant for reputed brands such as NDTV, Raymonds India & Shaadi.com for their websites www.DoctorNDTV.com, www.ksontheweb.com & www.shaadi.com.
Dr. Bhonsle has appeared as an expert panelist & star speaker on several popular TV shows & documentaries on several TV networks such as NDTV, Times Now, Vice, History Channel, CNN IBN7, Aaj Tak, Zee TV, Star TV, IBN Lokmat, Alfa TV, ETV, Mumbai Doordarshan, Me Marathi etc.
In his spare time, Dr. Bhonsle enjoys traveling, playing chess, listening to Kishore Kumar’s music & reading up on spirituality.