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Dr. Prashanth S Acharya

Dr. Prashanth S Acharya

Dr. Prashanth S Acharya

BAMS, MS - Ayurveda




23 Years Experience Overall

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With 22 years of practice, Forty-Six-year-old award-winning Ayurveda Health Practitioner Dr. Prashanth Shivarudraiah Acharya, B.A.M.S, M.S (AYU), Ph.D., F.I.C.A, F.A.G.E, is one of the earliest Ayurveda practitioners of Bangalore city. He is a renowned specialist providing non-invasive root cause treatments for Spine and related Muscle, Bone & Joint conditions; and various lifestyle disorders.He has successfully treated more than 3500 patients, halting many avoidable surgeries and providing lasting cure for many conditions, among others, such as Spinal Injury, Slip Disc, Sciatica, Lumbar and Cervical Spondylosis / Spondylitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteo Arthritis, Disc Herniation, Disc Prolapse, Degeneration of Spine, He also excels in treatment of various Lifestyle Disorders such as Diabetes, Hypertension, Hypo / Hyper Thyroidism, PCOS, Obesity, COPD, Liver Disorders, Chronic Renal Failure, Depression, Stroke, Weight loss and other maladies associated with the 21st century lifestyle. He has achieved impressive results in treating treatment of Diabetic neuropathy and 100% outcome in Cosmetology.Dr.Prashanth S. Acharya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Govt. Ayurvedic Medical College, Bangalore University. He is also a Master’s degree holder in the surgical specialty of Ayurveda - Shalya Tantra - from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. He secured his Ph.D. in Panchakarma for his study on 'Low backache including lumbar disc lesions & disc degenerations' from Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Pune University, Pune.Dr. Prashanth S. Acharya, the Medical Director of Arth Ayurveda Hospitals at Indiranagar, Bangalore, is also the Founder Director and Managing Trustee of the ARTH Ayurveda Group, recognized as “India's Most Admired Brand 2017-18" by White Page International (WPI) and the UK Asian Business Council. Personally, Dr.Prashanth S. Acharya is one of the rare holders of a Ph.D. in the non-surgical management of Slip Disc in India. A recipient of many awards, Dr. Prashanth S. Acharya was decorated with twin honours during March 2018. He was declared "India's Most Inspirational Business Leader" at the Sixth Edition of Asian Brand & Leadership Conclave in Singapore and also honoured as India’s ‘Best Ayurveda Healthcare Entrepreneur-Practitioner of the Year” at the 8th MT India Healthcare Awards. An International Vaidya Member of Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA), he is the recipient of AAPNA’s 2014 Dhanwantari Award and 2012 Atreya Award. He won the NADA CHETANA, Karnataka State Award in 2006. Arth Ayurveda partners recognized institutions and organizations all over the world including the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA); the International University of yoga and Ayurveda, Inc. Florida USA; the Europe Ayurveda Academy (EAA), Ireland; and the Union Yoga and Ayurveda, Singapore, among others.A man who wears many hats, Dr. Prashanth S. Acharya is also the Managing Trustee, Atreya Charitable Trust; the Medical Director of Atreya Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Doddaballapura (Bangalore) - declared India’s “Best Medical College & Hospital for Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery 2018” by global analytical company Worldwide Achievers; and the Founder Director - PoornaPrajna AyurPharma Pvt Ltd - a complete Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Company.

Kodigehalli, Bangalore

Atreya Ayurvedic Medical College Hospital and Research Centre

Kakkalli Road, Doddaballapura, Landmark: Near Kodigehalli Post, Bangalore

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Common questions & answers

Q: What is the meaning of Ayurveda?

A: Ayurveda is an ancient system of healing illness which means "science of life" (Ayur = life and Veda = science). Ayurveda recognises human being as part of nature and is governed by three major energies termed as "Vata" (wind), "Pitta" (fire), and "Kapha" (earth).

Q: What are ayurvedic medicines?

A: Ayurvedic medicines are India's oldest and a traditional medical system for treating illnesses. These medicines are referred to in ancient writings which majorly consist of plant product and may include animal product, metal, and mineral.

Q: Are ayurvedic medicines effective?

A: According to scientific clinical trials on some ayurvedic medicines, it is proved that these medicines are equally effective as that of allopathic medicines.

Q: Are ayurvedic medicines safe?

A: Ayurvedic medicinal preparation may include metal, minerals and gems which may pose a risk of increased metal and mineral levels in body which may be dangerous. Thus, they should be taken only from a reputed, experienced and genuine qualified ayurvedic doctor.

Q: Is it safe to use ayurvedic medicines in pregnancy?

A: No, it is not safe to use ayurvedic medicines without consultation of your doctor or child's doctor during pregnancy or if you are breastfeeding your baby. These medicines may contain some component which may be harmful for development of your baby.


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Awards and Recognitions

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Best Medical Practitioner and Entrepreneur of the year - 2018
India's Most Inspirational Business leader - 2018
Dhanwantari Award ( AAPNA) - 2014
Atreya Award ( AAPNA) - 2012
Nada Chetana, Karnataka State Award - 2006


BAMS - Govt. Ayurvedic Medical College, Bangalore, 1996
MS - Ayurveda - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2001


International Vaidya Member , Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America ( AAPNA)
President (South India Chapter) Fellow of International Council of Ayurveda, USA Sep 2006
Member – National Ayurvedic Medical Association – USA
Fellow of Academy of General Education, Manipal


1999 - 2018 Medical Director at Arth Ayurveda Hospitals
2002 - 2018 Managing Trustee at Atreya Ayurvedic Medical College Hospital And Research Centre
2002 - 2018 Managing Trustee at Atreya Charitable Trust


11549 Karnataka Ayurvedic and Unani Practitioner's Board, 1997

Trainings and Certifications

Ph.D Panchakarma - Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Pune, 2017
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