Dhaval Dhru

Dhaval Dhru, MD

Dhaval Dhru
School of Traditional World Medicines
Department of Ayurvedic Sciences

Current Roles

Dhaval Dhru is chair of the Department of Ayurvedic Sciences in the School of Traditional World Medicines. He is also a practitioner of ayurvedic medicine and a yoga teacher at Three Trees Yoga and Healing Arts in Federal Way, Washington.


  • Medical education at Medical College Baroda, M.S. University of Baroda, India
  • Residency in Otolaryngology at Queen’s University and Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1974-1977
  • Ayurvedic studies (ASP levels 1 and 2) at at Ayurvedic Institute, 2005

Classes Taught

Ayurvedic sciences: Fundamentals of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic Clinical assessments, Ayurvedic yoga therapy, Medical Sanskrit

Past Experience

Dr. Dhru previously practiced as an ear-nose-throat surgeon in private practice and at Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound. He is a board member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and a faculty member at the Harmony Hill retreat center for cancer survivors.


Given the right environment, body’s natural intelligence will guide the healing process. As an ayurvedic practitioner, Dr. Dhru believes his role is to educate and empower people regarding their basic constitution and current state of imbalance, how it developed and what can be done to restore the balance. Then it is up to patients to restore the right environment so that the body’s natural intelligence can continue the process of healing.


Dhaval Dhru, MD
Dhaval Dhru, MD