Suresh Chaturvedi
Born(1928-05-14)14 May 1928
DiedDecember 25, 2017(2017-12-25) (aged 89)
EducationS.D. Ayurvedic College - Lahore, 1947 *L.A.M.S. (Vaidya Kaviraj),

Ashtanga Ayurvedic College - Calcutta, 1948 M.A.M.S.

Board of Indian Medicine - Lucknow, 1950 B.I.M.S. (Ayurvedacharya)
OccupationAyurveda practitioner
Known forAyurveda
SpouseSmt. (Late) Sudha Chaturvedi
ChildrenPinki, Mahendra, Guddi, Chetan, Vinod, Piyush
Parent(s)Smt. (Late) Nanhidevi Chaturvedi
Shri. (Late) Gendalalji Chaturvedi

Vaidya Suresh Chaturvedi (1928-2017) was an Ayurveda practitioner from Rajasthan, India. Previously he was a professor at Bombay University and has written many books on Ayurveda. In 2000, he was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in the India. As an active practitioner of the ancient science of Ayurveda (healing), he is known in the national and international arenas of alternate medicines and has presented numerous papers. He has held a number of conferences in India. He was, a Ph.D guide in the University of Mumbai.

[1] His role in demystifying the Neem's extraordinary ability to heal has been crucial in bringing acceptability to the Neem tree in the global context.[2]

Early life

Born in a Brahmin family to shri Gendalal who was a police inspector in Bharatpur State police. Suresh was his fourth son. He completed his early education till fifth grade from sanatan dharma school. He came to Mumbai in 1938 where he was enrolled in a Sanskrit school in Gulalwadi . After completing his matriculation he enrolled into gokuldas Tejpal Sanskrit College and at the tender age of 14 witnessed the slogans of quit India from gwaliya tank grand. He was married at the age of 25 to Sudha.


After he discovered his interest in medicinal studies He started studying Ayurveda in 1943 at state Ayurvedic college Jaipur but due to various circumstances he could not complete it and in 1944 he took admission sanatan dharma ayurvedic college Lahore (Re established as S.D college in ambala in 1948 after partition) His studies again received a halt as he had to leave Lahore in 1947 due to the riots leaving midway his course after appearing for the third year exam. He was later awarded the degree "vaidya kaviraj" on this academic completion after which he took admission in Ashtanga ayurvedic college Calcutta. After completing his education he took training as shishya under vaidya nandkishor Sharma and later vaidya ramgopal Sharma and later on he started his own medical practice in Vile-Parle (east), Mumbai, India at B.L. Ruia High School Premises.

Awards and recognition


Over the years Dr. Chaturvedi has written thirty one books on Ayurveda in Hindi, English, Gujrati and Marathi, Former Prime Minister of India, Shri Morarji Desai, released one of his books titled "Geeta Main Arogya" whereas the English version "Geeta and Health" is fore worded by Dr. Karan Singh - former Indian Union Minister of Health. In addition he has published various scientific research papers on various diseases like Diabetes, Obesity, Cancer, Heart disease, Leucoderma, and AIDS.


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Research Papers

Previous Positions


  1. ^ "Padma Awards Directory (1954-2013)" (PDF) (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 14 August 2013. p. 110. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Padmashri Vaidya Suresh Chaturvedi".
  3. ^ " » Charak Award". Archived from the original on 24 August 2018. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Bombay Hospital | Panel of Consultants | Panel of Consultants". Archived from the original on 3 August 2018. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Vedic Books: Search Results: Dr.%20Suresh%20Chaturvedi".
  6. ^ "Untitled Document".
  7. ^ "Role of Neem in Health and Environment".
  8. ^ "Role of ayurveda in cancers" (PDF). Retrieved 16 January 2024.