Free Medical Clinic in our community
Free medical clinic - at the Community
Hall ,Balaji Matha ,San Jose,CA,USA
Balaji Matha, as part of its community service programs, runs a free medical clinic
in its community hall in San Jose,CA. The clinic is open to everyone; irrespective of
race, religion and identity.
Dr. Srinivasa K Ashokkumar MD, has been engaged with the Balaji Matha for
several years and very kindly offers his voluntary services for the clinic.
Introduction to Dr Srinivasa K Ashokkumar MD: Internal Medicine
Dr. Srinivasa K Ashokkumar is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Salinas, California.
He graduated from Mysore medical college in the year 1974. He is board certified
in internal medicine and emergency medicine.
He has been a teacher in
emergency medicine and internal medicine for several years in Detroit Michigan
affiliated with Michigan State University. He has been in private practice in
Monterey county for the last 35 years.
Some of the services offered (In his words):
Most of the patients I see are family members of our Indian kids who are settled in
our city and state. Many times they bring medical reports that I am able to review
and guide them for the next step of their treatment. I am able to guide them in
their medical problems such as heart conditions or cancer or diabetes etc.I am
able to refill their medications if they run out during their stay in this country. Many
patients I do see on a regular basis. Many patients do keep in touch with me via
email when they go back home. Many patients reach me via WhatsApp for any
emergency consultations. I feel humbled and gratified when patients are helped
I am hoping to restart the free medical clinic in the next couple of months when
the state and county allow small group gatherings and the incidence of COVID-19
calms down from its peak now.
I first got acquainted with Poojya Narayanananda Swamiji in 2008. At that time
the temple was on Cypress Avenue in Sunnyvale. I always wanted to see if I can
help our community by doing free medical service. I have done this for many years
Swamiji blessed me and guided me to start doing a free medical clinic at
the temple once a month on a Sunday. This has been done since 2008 until March
2020. We had to close it down because of COVID-19 regulations. We are hoping to
restart the clinic again in a couple of months when more people are vaccinated.
I feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude and heart felt satisfaction that I am able
to do this little bit of service to our community. This is all being possible due to
Swamiji’s blessings and guidance.
Again all this has been possible from the guidance , help and blessings from
Swamiji and Lord Balaji.