Meet Dr. Akil
A pioneer in the world of integrative medicine, Dr. Akil Palanisamy is a Harvard-
trained internal medicine specialist and an Ayurvedic practitioner. Dr. Akil
practices at The Institute for Health and Healing in San Francisco - one of the
oldest centres for integrative medicine in the United States.
He has worked with thousands of patients to help them heal and recover from
chronic diseases using dietary changes and nutritional supplements. He blends his
western medical training with holistic approaches including functional medicine
Patients the world over love him for the compassion, insight, holistic approach and in-depth knowledge he brings to his work, successfully treating a wide variety of serious health conditions including anxiety,
depression, autoimmune diseases, digestive disorders, hormone imbalance, and stress-related illnesses.
✓ Dr. Akil studied Ayurveda in India at the Arya Vaidya Chikitsalayam in Coimbatore
✓ He did his residency training at Stanford University
✓ He has a fellowship in integrative medicine with Dr. Andrew Weil at the University of Arizona
✓ He is a speaker and community leader
✓ In cooperation with The Ayurveda Experience, Dr. Akil is the author of the popular courses "Ayurveda & Autoimmune Diseases”, “Ayurveda & The Paleo Diet” and “Ayurveda & Brain Health”