Dr. Ashwani Chopra
Award Name: Leaders of the Decade in Healthcare
Dr. Ashwani Chopra, an eminent gastroenterologist of Delhi, a specialist in disease of the Digestive System, Liver & Gall Bladder. He is an alumni of St. Columbus School; graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College in 1974 and did his post-graduation (M.D.) from LNJP Hospital in 1978. He went to the United Kingdom for specialization where he worked as Registrar in Chasefarm Hospital and the Royal Post Graduate Medical School , Hammersmith Hospital. Dr. Chopra was admitted to the Royal College of Physicians, UK in 1980 and obtained his MRCP degree from London. After a short tenure as Lecturer in GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi he started his private practice in 1984. He launched Aashlok Hospital, the first private modern multi disciplinary hospital in Delhi. Everyone is familiar with the high quality , state of the art and personalized care that Aashlok has become synonymous with. It has also become synonymous with introduction of Integrative Medicine where specialists from different fields of Alternative Medicine not only attend but treat in conjunction with Allopathic doctors . Dr. Chopra is a member of various national and international societies of medicine, gastroenterology and liver disease and continues to participate and contribute in their conferences and activities. He is a visiting consultant to all major hospitals in Delhi as well as various health centres of foreign missions in India and is a Honorary Consultant to Cromwell and Hammersmith Hospital in UK. Dr. Chopra also works in an advisory capacity to various schools, magazines and para medical organizations. His interest in medicine is not limited to modern medicine but is also an expert in alternative disciplines of health and healing. He has extensively researched the latest in Neurosciences where science and spirit meets. He is a Reiki Master and Pranic Healer with a working knowledge of Naturopathy, Homeopathy , Ayurveda, Chakra Healing & Yoga Therapy. Dr. Chopra has conducted and attended various workshops in the field of Holistic Health, which deal with complementary systems of medicine and continues to promote the Integration of all these fields. He has also lectured at various organizations on his favorite topic “Mind over Medicine”.