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Deepak Chopra, M.D. is an endocrinologist and Ayurvedic practitioner, author and lecturer of spirituality and alternative medicine. He immigrated from India following medical school and finished his training in the US. He was a practicing endocrinologist until 1985 when he left his position at New England Memorial Hospital and became the founding president of the American Association of Ayurvedic Medicine. He cofounded the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in La Jolla, CA in 1996. It is now located at the La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA. He is author of 35 books and over 100 audio, video and CD-ROMs, translated into dozens of languages.
Deepak Chopra, M.D. is an Ayurvedic practitioner and endocrinologist who believes wellness involves the mind, body and spirit. He is known all over the world for his books, audios, and CD’s, that combine western medicine with the wisdom of ancient cultures. Deepak Chopra, M.D. cofounded the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, which offers Medical and Ayurvedic Consultations, Meditation, Yoga, Ayurvedic Spa Services, and Daily Classes. They also offer workshops at the main campus, and other locations. The workshops include programs for Physical Health, Spiritual Growth and Emotional Wellbeing. Some of the workshops build on each other, and are serial.
- Deepak Chopra, M.D. is an author of 35 books on health, physical and spiritual wellbeing.
- Deepak Chopra, M.D. has both a conventional medical education and an Ayurvedic education.
- Deepak Chopra, M.D.’s ideas may be controversial with western medical practitioners.
- Deepak Chopra, M.D.’s workshops may be unattainable for some consumers.
Deepak Chopra, M.D. is both a western medical doctor and an Ayurvedic practitioner who has published 35 books and over 100 audio, video, and CD’s. He has dedicated his life to the belief that wellness includes the physical health, spiritual growth and emotional wellbeing of patients. He has been criticized for possibly steering critical patients away from western medicine, possibly to their detriment. He cofounded the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, which offers an array of classes and services, including workshops for specific goals. These workshops are located at the main campus of the center and in other locations. These workshops may not be attainable for consumers that may benefit from them. His books are available all over the world in dozens of languages.