Dr. K. K. Mathew is a renowned physician, a medical scientist and a poet of repute from India. He is a reputed philosopher, and noted novelist in Malayalam. He has published many original clinical observations in national medical journals and been quoted in reputed international medical journals. Some of them are the first of their kind in medical science. Dr. Mathew has dedicated the whole of his professional life (46 years) in a rural region of India and served the rural population. He has written and published 55 books, of which 35 are poetry books in English. The International Higher Academic Council of English Literature conferred Dr. Mathew with the global genius award "Living Legend of the 21st Century" in May 2019. The international poetry group in the U.S., 'The River of Poetry' awarded Dr. Mathew with the title "The Champion of the World." Dr. Mathew is one of the prize winners of the prestigious Naji Naaman Literary Prizes for 2021.