Dr. Scott Gerson

Scott Gerson, M.D., Ph.D. (Ayu) is one of the world’s leading clinical physicians and researchers in Ayurvedic Medicine. He is the medical director of The Gerson Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine (est. 1982). Dr. Gerson is an Associate Professor at Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Department of Kayachikitsa (Internal Medicine), where he earned his M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Ayurveda, and a Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Community and Preventive Medicine, New York Medical College.

Ayurveda At A Crossroads: Critical Questions For Today’s Ayurveda Community

Hitāhitam sukham duhkham āyustasya hitāhitam mānam ca tacca yatroktam āyurvedaḥ sa ucyate “That is said to be Ayurveda which measures the beneficial and harmful, the happy and unhappy, the wholesome and unwholesome factors of life and the lifespan.” Caraka Samhita I/41 Although certainly not for the first time in its history, …

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