Our Doctors

Dr. Chitra Subra Mani – Medical Director

Dr. Mani has been the Medical Director of the Sathya Sanjeevani Medical Centre since July 2020. She is an American board-certified Pediatrician with sub-board certification in Pediatric Infectious Diseases for more than 30 years. Prior to moving to Clarksdale, MS, Dr. Mani was a Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric infectious Disease in the Department of Pediatrics, at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta University, Augusta, GA for almost 20 years. During that time, she was also the Hospital Epidemiologist and Pediatric HIV Program Director at the Children’s Hospital of Augusta, GA.

Since graduating from her medical school, Dr. Mani spent most of her vacation time in India providing free medical care for financially disadvantaged adults and children. From 2008- 2020, she established and was the Medical Director of a Charitable Medical Clinic in Augusta, GA that provided free, primary medical and mental health care for individuals with no medical insurance and the working poor. After her retirement, Dr. Mani currently works full time in Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre.

Dr. Gowdhami Mohan – M.D.

Dr. Gowdhami Mohan completed medical school and a rotating residency from Madurai Medical College in Madurai, India. She completed post graduate residencies in Geriatric Medicine and Chronic Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in Illinois and Ohio. She is Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, a Diplomat of American Society of Sleep and holds a Medical License in South Carolina.

Dr. Mohan has worked at AnMed Health and Pulmonary Sleep Medicine and Carolina Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Consultants as a partner and currently works as a solo practitioner for Anderson Sleep and Lung Center.

Dr. Mohan diagnoses and treats patients who suffer from respiratory or breathing problems such as asthma and COPD which she applies to Pulmonary studies at VitaLink. Dr. Mohan primarily works out of our Anderson research facility.

Dr. Yamuna Ekambaram – M.D.

Dr. Yamuna completed a 3-year Residency Program in General Pediatrics in New York City from 1976-1979. Following this she went into Private Pediatric Practice for about 10 years in NY and Mobile, AL. She was attracted by an open position for a Civilian Pediatrician at Fox Army Community Health Center/Hospital at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama, in January 1989, where she held the position of Chief of Pediatrics for several years until her retirement in November of 2019, close to 31 years of service in the US Armed Forces.

She has volunteered in several Free Medical Clinics both at home and abroad and participated in disaster Medical relief programs overseas. Her love of selfless service for the underprivileged prompted her to retire from the Civilian Military position in order to serve the Community at the Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Medical Center, Clarksdale, MS.

Dr. Jeanne Mariah Lilly – PhD

Dr. Jeanne Mariah Lilly, PhD, is a licensed psychologist with over 30 years’ experience in the mental health field, providing counseling both to adults and adolescents. She completed her doctorate from Ohio State University and has worked in community mental health and college counseling. Her clinical work has included working with individuals who have experienced such issues as domestic violence, family discord, and substance abuse, and has involved individuals from various cultural backgrounds. Dr. Lilly has also taught college academic courses, as well as programs in mindfulness and yoga nidra, with training both from the former Center for Mindfulness in Wooster MA and the Yoga Academy of North America in Cleveland OH. She also has an interest in values education, having volunteered in various school settings and provided values-based training in the community.

After working for 14 years at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, as a psychologist at the Counseling Service and as Contemplative Life Coordinator for the college’s Office of Spiritual Life, Dr. Lilly retired in 2022 and moved to Clarksdale to serve as a psychologist at the Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre, where she currently provides supportive counseling and psychotherapy.

Dr. Shirley Taylor – MD

Mrs. Taylor is a native of Lyon, Mississippi and retired Professor/Educator who joined Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre in November of 2022, as a Front Desk and Administrative Personnel. Dr. Taylor graduated from Clarksdale High School, Coahoma Junior College, Le Moyne Owen College, Delta State University, Capella University, and Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy. Since arriving at the clinic, Dr. Taylor is elated and feels privileged to work with four incredible amazing doctors, and staff who love and care for all patients who come to the clinic. The moto at the clinic “Love All – Serve All” is the Pinnacle of loving all people.

Dr. Taylor welcomes the arena to serve in an environment that shows professionalism, love, and kindness. Dr. Taylor is married to Staver Taylor and has two children and five little people (grandchildren). She is a Disciple of Seekwell Christian Church in Lula, Mississippi under the leadership of Pastor Kevin D. Wiley Sr., where she teaches Sunday school and sings on the praise team.

Dr. Tamilarasi Kannan – M.D.

Internist in Charolette, NC with special interest in Psychiatry. Offers Tele-Mental Health Service to our patients two Saturdays a month from 9-11AM (CT)


Contact Us


    (662) 351-0703


    M-F: 9am-4pm;
    Weekends & National Holidays: CLOSED


    1540 DeSoto Ave. Clarksdale, MS. 38614-6902