Department of Panchakarma

The Panchakarma Department provides training to scholars pursuing their MD & PhD, both theoretically and practically by various modes like clinical case discussions, departmental presentations etc. It also provides training to foreign scholars coming from different Institutions having MOU with Gujarat Ayurved University or being under WHO collaboration, for foreign courses and Internees of BAMS. Panchakarma treatment and allied therapies are provided to the patient at OPD and IPD levels. Faculty members are also extending their clinical services in remote rural areas and through satellite clinics as per the direction of the authorities.

The department has also established a physiotherapy centre in which various patients suffering from musculoskeletal and neurological diseases are being treated with physiotherapy in addition to Panchakarma. In this year of Covid-19 pandemic, staff and scholars of the department were involved in various clinical as well as administrative duties related to the Institute which was designated as Covid Care Centre. Department also rendered its services in peripheral Covid-19 activities like Dhanvantari rath i.e. mobile health services in peripheral areas of Jamnagar city, Urban health centres, home visits for monitoring of Covid-19 patients who were under home isolation and distribution of Ayurvedic immune booster medicines to the in-patients of Guru Gobind singh government hospital, Jamnagar throughout the year. The department also developed “Guidelines for safe Panchakarma practice in context of COVID-19” for Ministry of AYUSH. Departmental faculty has also reviewed QP-NOS for Panchakarma Assistant for HSSC subcouncil on AYUSH (constituted by Ministry of AYUSH and Ministry of Skill development and Entrepreneurship).

Name Designation Qualification
1 Prof. (Dr.)  Anup Thakar Professor & Head M.D. (Ayu), Ph.D.
2 Dr. Rahul S. Gandhi Assistant Professor M.D. (Ayu)
3 Dr. Neha Tank Reader M.D.(Ayu), Ph.D.
4 Dr. Rita Khagram Reader M.D.(Ayu), Ph.D.
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