In a positive development, city-based ayurvedic doctor, Amar Dwivedi has been chosen for the International Aryrbhatta Award by the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA). AAPNA is one of the pioneer organisations of registered ayurvedic specialists based in the USA.
Dr Dwivedi will be conferred with the award during the eighth international conference on ‘Ayurveda & Cancer Care’ scheduled to take place between October 3 and 6 in Las Vegas, NV, the USA.
Presently, Dr Dwivedi is working as an associate professor and in charge of the surgery department in Dr DY Patil Ayurvedic Hospital, Navi Mumbai. He is a well known proctologist and ano-rectal surgeon in Thane and is the director of SARC (Speciality Ano-Rectal Clinic).
Dr Dwivedi has been selected for his research work and invention in the field of ayurveda. He has done extensive works in ano-rectal surgical practice and invented ADR- Ksharsutra Kit’ which is a disposable, non-traumatic, advanced ‘Ksharsutra carrier cum application device’, useful in fistula management.
According to Dr Dwivedi, the award is self-claimed and AAPNA goes through the research works and usability of the works. “They decide after going through the research works in the field of ayurveda,” said Dr Dwivedi.
Dr Dwivedi has applied for the patent with the Intellectual Property of India (IPI) as the invention is a breakthrough in fistula management by making the entire procedure very smooth and will be helpful in globalisation of Ksharsutra technique for fistula ablation and acceptable to modern surgeons.
In February this year, Dr Dwivedi had received ‘Dhanvantari Award’ for excellence in ayurvedic research at Rajkot. He is the recipient of ‘Tathagat International Excellence Award’- Malaysia and ‘Panacea Excellence Award’ - Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Dr Dwivedi had also received ‘Thane Gunijan Award’ by Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) for his extraordinary contribution to health services and also, honoured with ‘Special Achievement Award’ by MP Sanjeev Naik in the conference, ‘Swasthya-2011’.
This award was conferred upon the doctor for inclusion of his book ‘Ayurveda & Cardiac disorders’ in the syllabus of MUHS (Maharashtra University of Health Sciences). This book has also received ‘Best English Ayurveda Text Book Award ’rewarded by the Institute of Indian Medicine and Deerghayu International in June 2011.
Further, Dr Dwivedi has also presented many research papers in national and international conferences and his scientific papers have been published in various peer review international indexed journals like J-AIM, IJAR, AYU, IJRAP,IAMJ, UJAHM, Journal of NIMA, Ayurveda Patrika among others.
Dr Amar Dwivedi has been chosen for the International Aryrbhatta Award by the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA). AAPNA is one of the pioneer organisations of registered ayurvedic specialists based in the USA
This award was conferred upon him for inclusion of his book ‘Ayurved & Cardiac disorders’ in the syllabus of MUHS