Dr. Soosanna Kumary Chattu is a Registered Holistic Health Practitioner Licensed by Toronto Municipality, Canada and the Founder of Svastha Wellness Clinic. She has done her BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) from India, Advanced Diploma in Osteopathy from Canada and a holder of PhD in Public Health. She is also a Registered Herbalist by Ontario Herbalist Association and a Registered Ayurveda Practitioner by National Association of Holistic Health Practitioners, Canada. Dr Soosanna was born in a family with strong roots of Ayurveda, Siddha and Osteopathy. She has vast international experience working in over 5 countries in India, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Trinidad & Tobago, and Canada.
As a public health specialist, has always emphasized the application of interdisciplinary knowledge in managing medical conditions especially chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) by highlighting the role of primordial prevention, health promotion, and primary prevention activities. She has conducted numerous Ayurvedic workshops, Ayurvedic cooking classes and Nutritional advice for patients on diet control and weight management regimens (for Diabetics, Hypertensives, Obesity and Cancers).
Over the years, Dr. Soosanna has gained rich international experience working and have treated diverse conditions such as Rheumatoid & Osteoarthritis, Allergies, Bronchial Asthma, Diabetes Mellitus; Digestive problems (Acidity, Indigestion, Ulcer, Irritable bowel syndrome & Constipation); eating disorders; Fatigue Syndrome; Fibromyalgia; Migraine; Obesity – Overweight; Stress Management; Antenatal and Post natal care, post-menopausal syndrome and other Skin and hair issues.She also has expertise in providing Detoxification and Rejuvenation Therapies including Abhyanga, Shirodhara, Swedana, Nasya or Shirovirechana, Netra Basti, Kati Basti, Uro Basti, Shiroabhyanga), Udvarthana, Navara Kizhi, Pizhichal and Kalpa (coconut scrub).
Her specialized services also include providing beauty therapies, Ayurvedic hair spa services, Ayurvedic facials and skin care formulations. She has great experience in providing handmade formulations such as authentic Ayurvedic teas, herbal cleansers, body oils, Ayurvedic super drinks for boosting immunity and enhancing the overall health and well-being.
She is also active in research and has a good track of research publication. She has published over 40research papers in international peer –reviewed journals in top journals such as Lancet, JAMA, Nature and BMJ. She has travelled over 17 countries and believes in the philosophy of life-long learning.
BAMS, RH (Ontario), LHHP (Canada),DO[MP], PhD