Regarded as a life-giver rather than a life-saver job, the profession of a doctor enjoys utmost respect and recognition in all countries across the globe. An ancient form of practice, the very thought of a doctor envisions a person clad in spotless white coat with a stethoscope, either placed round the neck or kept folded in one of the pockets, diagnosing diseases and ailments, and prescribing medicines to treat patients. Medicine is an age-old practice in India ever since Ayurveda began being used by practitioners. With the increase and spread of science and technology, several other alternative forms have been discovered and invented, only to increase in number till date. Today, apart from the traditional Ayurveda, India also boasts of having conventional medicines, in the form of allopathy, surgery, biomedicine, and so on. Over the years, the profession of a doctor, too, has undergone modifications many a fold. The large number of skilled and talented doctors, here, has made the country proud, evident from the rising number of medical patients flocking to the country. Take a sneak peek into the following section to learn about the most popular Indian doctors.
Dr. Balamurali Ambati, currently working in the Univeristy of Utah School of Medicine, is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Director of Corneal Research. He is an Indian-American ophthalmologist, educator, and researcher. He is known for being a child prodigy.
Deepak Chopra is a renowned global personality who was born in India and later on immigrated to America. Along with being a physician, he is a writer, who writes on Ayurveda and spirituality. He is also the founder of Chopra Foundation and is a public speaker. He has penned more than fifty-seven books and up until now his
Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty
Dr. Shetty is a cardiac surgeon by profession and is called the Henry Ford of the heart surgery business for bringing change to the 'hearts' of India. He is the founder and also leads the world's largest and also the cheapest heart care institute called Narayana Hrudayalaya. Narayana Hrudayalaya has the world's largest heart
Dr. Naresh Trehan
Dr. Naresh Trehan, the CEO and managing director of Medanta - the Medicity, is one of the leading cardiologists of the country. He holds the credit for being a personal surgeon to the President of India and has received numerous awards for his contributions in the field of healthcare.
No other Indians can claim the kind of adulation and reverence that Dr. Dwarkanath Kotnis enjoys in China. A legendary Indian physician, who dedicated his entire life working as a battlefront doctor in China, is indeed a name to reckon with. Applauded for his selfless service that he doled out to the injured Chinese