Dr. Sarita Shrestha is a classically trained Ayurvedic physician from Kathmandu, Nepal with more than 25 years of clinical experience in hospitals, clinics and rural health camps, specializing in women’s health.
She has facilitated training programs for thousands of national and international students in Ayurvedic Medicine and Yoga Therapy; emphasizing her specialty in women’s healthcare. She is renowned as Nepal’s first female Ayurvedic physician as well as its first Ayurvedic OB/GYN. Educated in a medical school that fully integrated classical Ayurveda with “modern medicine”, Dr. Shrestha has an exceptional perspective and ability to integrate western science and traditional Ayurvedic medicine for western students. In 2003 Dr. Shrestha founded the Devi Ma Ayurveda Hospital in Sipadole, Nepal, a village 18 km outside of Kathmandu. She has been teaching the US since 2000.
Dr. Shrestha has become known internationally as the “Mother of Ayurveda.”