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Sheila Patel

Sheila Patel

Oceanside, California
United States

Dr. Sheila Patel, M.D. is a distinguished figure in the field of holistic healthcare and a trailblazer in merging traditional Western medicine with holistic healing practices. Currently serving as the Chief Medical Officer for Chopra, she plays a pivotal role in shaping the organization’s mission to bridge the gap between modern medicine and holistic wellness. Dr. Patel’s journey in medicine has been marked by her unwavering dedication to transforming healthcare paradigms. With her board certification in family medicine, she brings a unique perspective to her role, seeking to integrate the best of both worlds for the benefit of patients and practitioners alike. In addition to her responsibilities at Chopra, Dr. Sheila Patel also serves as a Board Member of Be well and a mentor teacher in the Be Well Yoga for Cancer Recovery Teacher Training program. Her passion for empowering others through yoga and holistic healing shines through in this role, where she guides aspiring teachers in their quest to support cancer patients on their healing journey. Dr. Patel’s tireless commitment to promoting holistic health practices and her expertise in both conventional and complementary medicine make her a beacon of inspiration for those striving to create a harmonious blend of Western medical knowledge and holistic healing approaches in the pursuit of optimal well-being.

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