Deepak Chopra is a celebrity doctor whose specialty is the healing ways of his native India.
Chopra was born and raised in India and moved to the United States in the 1970s. He settled in Boston and had a successful career as an endocrinologist in the 1980s before turning to the ancient healing methods of Ayur-Veda, emphasizing meditation, herbal medicine, yoga and massage.
Real fame came with the publication of his best-selling books Ageless Body, Timeless Mind (1993) and The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (1995). He became a successful motivational speaker, with a series of multi-media programs for healing mind, body and spirit.
In the late 1990s he produced a CD with readings of the works of Sufi poet Rumi, including some by Madonna and Demi Moore and Goldie Hawn.
His other books include Grow Younger, Live Longer (2001), Life After Death: The Burden of Proof (2006), and Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment (2007). He is the founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in Carlsbad, California.