Dr BalMukund Bhala, TD, RAMC (V)

Dr BalMukund Bhala, TD, RAMC (V)

Bhagavad Gita Research Foundation

MBBS, DA, MD Anesthesiology (Nagpur), FFARCSI, MBA(Open), LLM in Medical Law (UNN) Consultant in Anaesthesia, Resuscitation & pain management

Dr Bhala born on the 12th January 1949 in a Rajasthani business family and grew up in Chikhli (Buldana) Maharashtra, India. He completed his MBBS, DA & MD Anesthesiology from Nagpur University. He started working in NHS England in October 1976 with Full GMC registration to further Anaesthetic career from London Teaching Hospitals like Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals.  Gained place on GMC Specialist Register soon after completing Anaesthesia Higher Training. Passed FFARCS (Ireland) and ECFMG (USA) in one year’s time after coming to England.  A rapid academic & career progress from SHO, Registrar, Senior Registrar to a Substantive Consultant Anaesthetist post in the NHS in 1982. Trained at the University of Cincinnati, USA as a Clinical Fellow in Pain Control with Prof Prithvi Raj, Prof de Jong & Prof Bridenbough in 1982. On top of his Medical qualifications he also completed Open University MBA in 3 years (1995-98) with NHS Executive Management Bursary, while in a full-time consultant post in Kettering, Nothants. Gained PG Diploma & LLM in Medical Law (2000-2002) from Northumbria University at Newcastle upon Tyne, while at BPAS & doing NHS consultant locums.

A practising Hindu Vegetarian, with special practical interests in Bhagwad-Geeta, Regular Fasting, Yoga, Breathing exercises (Pranayam), Sun salutations (Surya Namaskar) & Meditation.  Regular speaker at Global Geeta / Yoga Conferences and a teacher at Yoga Teacher Training weekends.  Further Yoga & Sewa teacher training www.pypt.org from the experts in Haridwar, Rishikesh & Delhi, India in 2015. 

Dr Bhala initiated a few weekly Bhagwat Geeta Study Groups in UK & India, the oldest weekly one in Wellingborough Sanatan Mandir is regularly running for over 27 years. He is a Sanghchalak of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh in South Midlands Vibhag & a Patron of Bhaktivedanta Manor in Watford.