Virtual Reality for Wellness

Virtual Reality is a powerful technology being used for wellness, mental health and healthcare and has the power to impact every one of our lives. We will be showcasing a live demonstration of a VR experience and how a person interacts with it, showing a live transformation in health and wellbeing.

This webinar took place 2 PM AEST, Wednesday 28 August 2019




More about the presenters

Dr. Vijay Paul

Dr. Vijay Paul, MBBS, is the co-founder of Vantari VR, built with the intention of harnessing the power of Virtual Reality for transformative healthcare applications. Vijay has always been passionate about working at the intersection of technology and health in order to leverage the unique strengths of emerging technology to solve real life problems in clinical medicine. He sees the Australian healthcare landscape as somewhat lagging in embracing innovation and wants to be part of the change. After completing his undergraduate in medical science with neuroscience research, Vijay completed medicine at the University of Queensland. Post-graduation he was interested in both surgery and acute medicine and worked in various health networks over time. His time commitments to Vantari VR means that he now travels around regional Australia working as an emergency medicine registrar as time allows, combining clinical medicine with a full-time business venture.

Dr. Nishanth Krishnananthan

Dr Nishanth Krishnananthan, MBBS, is the Co-Founder of Vantari VR, a Virtual Reality software application for Healthcare. Graduating from Bond University in Queensland, he spent a majority of his clinical training in surgery at both metropolitan and regional hospitals in NSW. He has authored a Urology textbook which has been published internationally and co-created an online mentorship platform for doctors and medical students. His business Vantari VR was born in 2017 with a vision for improving patient care. After being part of the inaugural Cicada Innovations Health program, Vantari VR was chosen to be part of the HCF Catalyst accelerator cohort in 2018 and is continuing to grow into being the iconic VR company in Healthcare, with pilots at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Westmead Hospital.