Head of Department, Institute for Indian Medicine, Essen-Mitte Clinics
Dr. Syal Kumar MD PhD, Naturopath. For more than 13 years he has been working as Head of Department, Institute of Indian Medicine - Ayurveda, at the Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen-Mitte Clinics. Lecturer in Ayurveda training Integrative Medicine for physicians at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Dr. Kumar conducts research in Ayurvedic medicine at the Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg-Essen and is active in many Indian-German inter-university exchange programs in research and teaching. He regularly publishes in medical journals and is a frequent speaker at natural medicine seminars and conferences. He is also secretary of the Ayurveda Physicians Association - Academic Professional Society of Indian Medicine (AFGIM) and a member of the German Organization for Naturopathy.
Syal Kumar comes from a traditional Ayurvedic family of doctors who have been practicing Ayurveda for 5 generations in Kerala, South India. He has been living in Germany for 17 years.