The name, Dr Batra's today is synonymous with homeopathy. The man behind the brand, Dr. Mukesh Batra, L.C.E.H., F.H.M.A. (UK), F.S.R.H., (MED.) P. (LON.), M.D.H. (U.S.A.), F.B.I.H. (U.K.), is a homeopath of international repute. A pioneering entrepreneur who has revolutionized homeopathy across the world over the last 40 years, Dr. Batra is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Dr Batra’s group of companies which encompasses the largest chain of homeopathic clinics, day-care aesthetic centres, and health and wellness products. The first to initiate standardized patient care, electronic case histories and electronic data management systems in homeopathic practice as early as 1982, Dr. Batra is globally acknowledged for his unparalleled achievement of fusing homeopathic healing with state-of-the-art technology.
Born on July 1, 1951, Dr. Batra received his medical degree in homeopathy in 1973. Embarking on a mission to heal people holistically, he transformed his dream into reality by nurturing a single-clinic practice into a comprehensive medical network that has treated over 1 million patients. It now comprises of over 225 state-of-the-art homeopathic clinics and 400 doctors including MDs and specialists across 133 cities in India, the U.K. (including one at Harley Street), Bangladesh, Bahrain and the U.A.E. (at the prestigious Dubai Healthcare City, Abu Dhabi, Jumeirah Lake Towers and Al Nahda).
Dr. Batra shares his rich clinical experience, research and innovative methods through his work and has trained over 500 doctors including MDs in the U.S.A. and the U.K., and is the first Asian homeopath to be awarded Honourary Fellowship by both British and American professional homeopathic institutions. He is also the only Asian homeopath whose research and clinical cases are included in a film (shot in Hollywood) used as course material for post-graduate homeopathy studies all over the world. The only Indian homeopath to address the American Pediatric Association at its international convention, he was also invited by the All-Party Parliamentary Group to address the House of Commons, U.K. on homeopathy. Dr. Batra has been honoured with the Padma Shri for Medicine in 2012 by the President of India. The award is India’s 4th highest civilian award by the Govt. of India.
A profound proponent of the joy of giving, Dr. Batra has set up the Dr Batra's Positive Health Foundation, which provides free homeopathic treatment through free clinics across India. He extends homeopathic care to animal welfare shelters, orphanages and old age homes. His own personal interests that include photography and singing, have been turned into exhibitions and concerts that raise funds for charitable causes. He has also introduced a set of annual awards that recognize and celebrate those that have overcome disease and disability to lead useful lives.