Sheila Patel, MD

Hello, I’m
Dr. Sheila Patel

Chief Medical Officer

Sheila Patel, M.D. is the Chief Medical Officer for Chopra and a board-certified family physician who is passionate about bringing holistic healing practices into the Western medical system. For more than a decade, she practiced full-spectrum family medicine, from prenatal care to ER coverage. As an integrative medical provider, Sheila currently offers medical consultations that combine the best in conventional medicine with the wisdom of Ayurveda. Sheila is certified as an instructor of Ayurveda, yoga, and meditation.

Articles

Smiling mother and daughter hugging over holiday dinner
Ayurveda

Staying Balanced Over the Holidays

In the Northern Hemisphere, fall is coming to an end and we move into the winter season. During this time of year, people all around the globe are also preparing for a season of holidays. Many cultures organized rituals and celebrations around seasonal transitions that honor the cycling of nature, and the end of the year brings us opportunities to connect and celebrate.

Dr. Sheila Patel
Happy hugging couple in sunshine
Ayurveda

Ask Dr. Sheila: Ayurveda and the Doshas in Relationships

Every month, Dr. Sheila, Chopra’s Chief Medical Officer will be answering questions from our followers. If you have a general question for her around health and wellness, please send us an email to askdrsheila@chopra.com, and your question may be the one she answers next month. This month, Dr. Sheila answers a question about how Ayurveda can provide insights into who we are and how we show up in our relationships.

Dr. Sheila Patel
Two people smiling together on a park bench
Ayurveda

Ask Dr. Sheila: Ayurvedic Stages of Life and Menopause

Every month, Dr. Sheila, Chopra’s Chief Medical Officer will be answering questions from our followers. If you have a general question for her around health and wellness, please send us an email to askdrsheila@chopra.com, and your question may be the one she answers next month. This month, Dr. Sheila answers a question about the seasons of life and how they connect with Ayurveda and the doshas.

Dr. Sheila Patel
The person who embraces nature
Ayurveda

Ask Dr. Sheila: Ayurveda and Menstrual Health

Every month, Dr. Sheila, Chopra’s Chief Medical Officer will be answering questions from our followers. If you have a general question for her around health and wellness, please send us an email to askdrsheila@chopra.com, and your question may be the one she answers next month. This month, Dr. Sheila answers a question about Ayurveda for people who have periods.

Dr. Sheila Patel