Dr. Devika Deshmukh
BAMS, MD Panchakarma
Expertise / Area of Specialization
Certified Massage Therapist and Health Educator through National Holistic Institute, San Jose, California, USA. AMTA Nationally certified. Year 2015.
Dr. Devika did her schooling from Shri Madhavrao Bhagwat High School, in Vile Parle & Sathaye College of Science, Mumbai.
She completed her Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery [B.A.M.S] from S.D.M. College & Hospital of Ayurveda, Hassan, Karnataka, through Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, in 2011.
She did her MD in Pancha Karma from S.D.M. College & Hospital of Ayurveda, Hassan, Karnataka, through Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, 2014.
Her thesis topic was 'Comparative study on the effect of Nasya Karma and Greeva Basti in the management of Greeva Hundanam w.s.r. to Cervical Spondylosis.'
She is a ‘State & Nationally Certified Massage Therapist & Health Educator’ [C.M.T] through National Holistic Institute, San Jose, California, since 2015.
She is a ‘Fellow of Institute of Indian Medicine’ [F.I.I.M] – since 2016.
She is also a ‘Registered Master Ayurvedic Specialist’ [R.M.A.S], certified through Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America [AAPNA] since 2017.
Author: Under the guidance of Dr. P.H.Kulkarni co-edited 2 books in 2016:
Teaching: Webinar Faculty at International University of Yoga & Ayurveda, Florida, USA since 2015 till date & conducts online courses for-
trainer & teacher at Natural Medicine & Ayurveda Clinic, Academy & Spa, San Jose California since 2014 – 2017. Taught various ayurvedic subjects, taken Ayurveda & Yoga workshops, taught Ayurvedic Cooking at various places through this academy in California.
8 years of experience in teaching Ayurveda to layman & students of Ayurveda coming from India, US, UK Middlesex University & Europe to Kerala Ayurvedic Clinic Mumbai, SDM College of Ayurveda Hassan, Yogakshema Spa Hassan, Karnataka.
Affiliations & Corresponding Responsibilities
Natural Medicine & Ayurveda Clinic, Academy & Spa. San Jose, California, USA. Healthcare Professional & Panchakarma Expert. Year 2014- 2018.
Awarded the prestigious ‘Vagbhata Award 2016’ for excellence in Ayurvedic Teaching by Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America [AAPNA] in recognition of exceptional talent, efforts & erudition in Ayurvedic & Vedic Sciences at 18th International Conference at Bastyr University, Washington, USA.
Conferred the title of ‘Ambassador of AAPNA’ by Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America in 2017 for her dedication & continual efforts in promotion of Ayurveda in the West & excellence in teaching, by Dr. Shekhar Annambhotla [MD Ayurveda, RMAS, CMT]
Expertise in Panchakarma was valued & recognized by Natural Medicine & Ayurveda Clinic, Academy & Wellness Spa with a Certificate of Appreciation in honour of her ‘Healer Heart & Dynamism’ by Dr. Vivek Shanbhag [MD Ayurveda, ND]
Cultural Secretary for S.D.M. College of Ayurveda, Hassan. She has won awards in Interstate & University Dance Competitions.
Presentations: She has presented various papers in National & International Ayurveda Conferences on the topics of Pancha Karma, Women’s Wellness, Musculo Skeletal, Auto Immune & Lymphatic System disorders, Massage therapy, Infertility, Seasonal Detoxification etc.