|Died||10 January 2015 (aged 82)|
|Other names||K Rajagopalan|
|Years active||1961 - 2014|
|Parent(s)||M. P. Krishnan Vaidyan|
Rajagopalan Krishnan Vaidyan (17 November 1932 – 10 January 2015) was an Indian ayurvedic practitioner from the Indian state of Kerala and the president of the Association of Ayurvedic Physicians of Kerala.[self-published source?]
He was born in a family of traditional physicians to M. P. Krishnan Vaidyan and P. Kalyanikutty Amma, both practitioners of Ayurveda, and is a graduate of modern medicine (MBBS) and Ayurvedic medicine (DAM), which he passed with first rank from the Ayurveda College, Thiruvananthapuram. Krishnan, who started his career at his family clinic and later worked at the Panchakarma Clinic in Cheruthuruthi, maintained his practice at his clinic in Kollam.
He was associated with many healthcare institutions in Kerala such as
He is a recipient of Bhrihatrayee Ratna (1977) and Vaidya Vachaspati awards and has received the Fellowship from the Government of India.
He was honored by the Government of India, again in 2003, with the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri.