Dr. Dilip Sarkar President, International Association of Yoga Therapists 7/6 Plenary Lecture: Yoga Therapy in the U.S.A.
Dilip Sarkar, MD, FACS, CAP, C-IAYT Dr. Sarkar is a retired Vascular Surgeon turned Certified Yoga Therapist and Certified Ayurveda Practitioner. He teaches Yoga Therapy both nationally and internationally to health care providers, with a focus on integrating yogic wisdom and the science of Western Medicine. He 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; President of the Board of directors, International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT); Chairman of the Board, Life in Yoga Institute; Life Member, National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA). Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS); and Fellow, American Associations of Integrative Medicine (AAIM). He retired as an Associate Professor of Surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia and is currently the Chairman of the Center for Integrative Medicine and Yoga, Taksha Institute, Hampton, Virginia. 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 ” has been well received by the Yoga Therapy, Ayurveda and Western Health Care community.