"I am committed to demonstrating to our community and the health care industry that there are expanded options available to enhance health. With a focus on inspiration, education and patient empowerment, we can enliven the physical, emotional and spiritual health of our communities."
– Dr. David Simon
DAVID SIMON, M.D. CEO, Medical Director, Author, and Co-Founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing
David Simon, M.D. is a board certified neurologist and pioneer in the medical field. His personal mission is to facilitate the integration of complementary and conventional medicine in the 21st Century. Since he began his association with Deepak Chopra, M.D. in the 1980's, Dr. Simon has become one of the nation's foremost authorities on effective and appropriate use of holistic healthcare practices, specifically Ayurveda–the 5,000-year-old healing tradition of India. As Medical Director of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in Carlsbad, California, Dr.
Simon is dedicated to catalyzing the evolution of the prevailing health care system to a "healing system” that encompasses the emotional, spiritual, and physical health of the individual.
DEEPAK CHOPRA, M.D. Chairman and co-Founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in Carlsbad, California.
Acknowledged as one of the world's greatest leaders in the field of mind body medicine, Deepak Chopra, M.D. continues to transform our understanding of the meaning of health. Through his creation of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing in California in 1996, Chopra established a formal vehicle for the expansion of his healing approach using the integration of the best of western medicine with natural healing traditions. Dr. Chopra serves as the Director of Education at The Chopra Center, which offers training programs in mind body medicine such as the Perfect Health life management program and the Journey into Healing workshop which fuses modern science and Ayurveda. Through his partnership with David Simon, M.D. and numerous health care professionals in both conventional and complementary healing arts, Chopra's work is changing the way the world views physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social wellness.
“My country has been enriched by the contributions of more than a million Indian Americans, which includes Dr. Deepak Chopra, the pioneer of alternative medicine.”
President William Clinton, March 21, 2000 – State Dinner - India
"Time Magazine heralds Deepak Chopra as one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century, and credits him as “the poet-prophet of alternative medicine.”
Time Magazine, June 1999.
“A renowned physician and author, Deepak Chopra is undoubtedly one of the most lucid and inspired philosophers of our time.”
Mikhail Gorbachev, Citation of the Medal of the Presidency of the Italian Republic awarded by the Pio Manzu International Scientific Committee.