Dr Bhaswati Bhattacharya
Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya is a Harvard-educated, licensed, board certified holistic physician trained in family medicine and preventive medicine, dividing her time between Manhattan and Benaras.
Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya is a Harvard-educated, licensed, board certified holistic physician trained in family medicine and preventive medicine, dividing her time between Manhattan and Benaras. She is also a published scientist trained in pharmacology, neuroscience and Ayurveda, an awarded educator, and a best-selling author. Her work through The DINacharya Institute focuses on bringing the wisdom and science of authentic traditional medicines, such as Ayurveda, back to the hands and hearts of the people. Since 2003, she has Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. She has recently completed a PhD in Ayurvedic chemistry, pharmaceutics, and pharmacology (Rasa Shastra & Bhaisajya Kalpana) from Banaras Hindu University, focusing on polyherbal formulations for diabetes. These contributions are commendable.
Dr Bhattacharya was recently awarded as a Fulbright Specialist 2018-2021 in Global Public Health specializing in Integrative Medicine. A documentary film on her work, Healers: Journey into Ayurveda is shown on The Discovery Channel. Her first book Everyday Ayurveda is a national bestseller published by Penguin Random House in 2015.