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Deepak Chopra, M.D.
A pioneer in the fields of consciousness and mind-body medicine

Deepak Chopra, M.D. is a speaker and best-selling author of more than 35 books, including Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, which has sold more than 2 million copies. He also has more than 100 audio, video, and CD-ROM titles in print. Chopra’s books have been translated into more than 30 languages, with more than 20 million copies sold worldwide. In 1999 Time magazine selected Dr. Chopra as one of the Top 100 Icons and Heroes of the Century, describing him as “the poet prophet of alternative medicine.”

Formerly the Chief of Staff at Boston Regional Medical Center, Dr. Chopra built a successful endocrinology practice in Boston in the 1980's. His teaching affiliations included Tufts University and Boston University Schools of Medicine. Chopra realized in his medical practice that there was potential in western medicine for the establishment of a new life-giving paradigm, one which encompassed the fundamental principle that perfect health is more than just the absence of disease. He began to envision a medical system based upon the premise that health is a lively state of balance and integration of body, mind and spirit. He is widely credited with melding modern theories of quantum physics with the timeless wisdom of ancient cultures. In 1992, he served on the National Institutes of Health Ad Hoc Panel on Alternative Medicine.

Dr. Chopra is also founder of The Chopra Center, with locations in New York and Colorado. His best-selling books include: The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life; Perfect Health; Ageless Body, Timeless Mind; and The Path to Love. Dr. Chopra's most recent publication is Muhammad: A Story of the Last Prophet.

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