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Dilip Sarkar, M.D., FACS, CAP, C-IAYT

Dilip Sarkar is a retired vascular surgeon turned Yoga acharya, certified Yoga Therapist, and certified Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist. He retired as an associate professor of surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, and now teaches Yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy both nationally and internationally to healthcare providers, with a focus on integrating yogic and Ayurvedic wisdom with the science of Western medicine.

Dr. Sarkar started the first category one ACCME-approved CME (Continuing Medical Education) course in the USA for physicians, “Yoga Therapy for Medical Professionals.” He serves on several local and national healthcare boards as: past president of the board of directors for the American Heart Association, Hampton Roads Chapter, Virginia; immediate past president of the board of directors, International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT); chairman of the board, Life in Yoga Institute; chairman of the board, Center for Integrative Medicine and Yoga, Taksha Institute, Hampton, Virginia; life member, National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA); fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS); and fellow, American Associations of Integrative Medicine (AAIM).

His new DVD, Yoga Therapy for Health and Healing: A Daily Practice, and his book, Yoga Therapy, Ayurveda and Western Medicine: A Healthy Convergence, published in April of 2017, have been well received by the Yoga Therapy, Ayurveda, and Western health care communities.

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