Dr Jitender K Sahdev
D.Sc. (AM), Ph.D. (AM), M.D. (AM)
E-RYT 500, RCYT, RPYT (Yoga Alliance, USA)
Member, IAYT, USA
Fc Surgery (SASMS)
Fc Surgical Oncology (SASMS)
President & Director of Teaching
One of the most qualified and experienced Physicians in the world, an international Yoga Teacher and one of the well-known exponents and teachers of yoga therapy, a widely-acclaimed and celebrated physician, an eminent researcher, creator of Dr Sahdev’s ‘Breathe and Heal’ Program, Fight Cancer program, Sanjeevani-‘Infusing Inspiring Life’ and ‘Jitendra Pranayama Series’, Dr Jitender K Sahdev, has been accredited with the highest level of study at the Yoga Alliance, achieving the 500-hour designation and is also a member of International Association of Yoga Therapists, USA.
He is a practicing yoga teacher and yoga therapist, Jitender K Sahdev is an advanced certified Yoga teacher and E-RYT 500 (Yoga Alliance, USA). He was first introduced to yoga at the age of 4 and has spent numerous years learning yoga, pranayama, meditation, Ayurvedic abhyanga, gharshan, foot massage(Kerala massage), marm bindu massages, shatkarma at various schools, Yoga camps and ashrams in India. He completed his M.B.,B.S. degree in 1987 and has worked as a surgeon since. He also completed his Fellowships in Surgery and Surgical Oncology. While working as a Surgeon in India, he contributed some new/ improved surgical techniques to the field of Surgery. He has been a regular columnist in some local and National dailies, has been writing about health-related matters and has delivered lots of live and online talk shows. As an author, he is known for his terse, succinct, engaging, fluent style of writing. He published his first book of poetry in 1991 which was liked a lot. More fiction and non-fiction work is in the pipeline.
To quote Dr Lajpat Rai, Head of Neurosurgery department, Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India, under whom he trained :”Having observed him from close quarters, I have no hesitation to say that he is one of the best doctors we have ever had. He is conscientious, hard-working, easy to get along and has pleasant personality.”
He has been honoured by various national and international organisations for his work in the field of Medicine in India. He also studied alternative methods of treatment and completed D.Sc.and Ph.D. in Alternative Medicine. He has a lot of experience in alternative methods like Homoeopathy, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Ayurveda, Meditation, Sujok therapy, Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Colour therapy, Music therapy, Shiatsu, Reiki, Tai Chi, Laughter Yoga, Thai Massage and Bowen Therapy. In the lineage of Swami Dayananda, he trained under many famous yogis; some of his training was received under Swami Devvrata Acharya and Swami Ram Piara’s guidance.
He looks at modern medicine and Alternative methods of therapy as complementary instead of being mutually exclusive. He initiated CAT (Combined Approach Treatment) Clinic in 1993, especially for treatment of chronic diseases at his own health facility ‘Sahdev Medicare Clinic‘ in India, and has an invaluable and abundant wealth of experience in this field. Being an accomplished surgeon, scholar, poet, author, freelance medical writer, a celebrated and one of the much sought-after yoga teachers in India, singer, congo, bongo and drums-player, orator, debator, sportsperson, academician, certified computer programmer, dancer, researcher, skater, President’s Scout and painter, he could decipher the unity in diversity. He considers yogic way of life essential to the achievement and maintenance of complete and optimum all-round health.
He has a vast experience in teaching group, with a focus on positive health, as well as one-on-one session addressing various diseases. On a regular basis he offers workshops on specific health issues with special emphasis on Disease Reversal with Yoga.
p style=”color: #000000; text-align: justify;”>At present, he is President of SAVY International and Director of Teaching at all the branches of the organization, and Director and Surgical Specialist at Sahdev Medicare Clinic in India.