Dr. Gopal Basisht is the chief editor and founder of Charak Samhita New Edition. He is senior rheumatologist who practiced for more than 50 years in Orlando, Florida, USA. He practiced as specialist in internal medicine for 10 years and rheumatologist for 40 years. He graduated for medical education (M.B.B.S.) from Government Medical College, Patiala, India. He completed post graduate education with M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) degree from Maulana Azad medical college, Delhi, India. He is a keen observer of current healthcare system and striving to provide a better healthy society to the globe. After learning fundamental principles of Ayurveda, he coined the term ‘Symbiohealth’.
He envisioned the betterment of society through initiating a project on contemporary edition of Charak Samhita- Ancient healthcare treatise of Ayurveda with the help of eminent personalities of Ayurveda. He is the initiator and Chief Editor of new edition of Charak Samhita. He has founded the Charak Samhita Research, Training and Skill Development Centre in collaboration with Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar.
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