Dr. Shalinder Sodhi grew up near the Himalayas where he was immersed in Ayurvedic plants and herbs. In 1985 he received his Bachelor in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) from Dayanand Ayurvedic College in Jalandhar, India. In 1993, Dr. Sodhi received his doctorate of naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University. Before starting naturopathic school, he received a degree in diagnostic ultrasound from Bellevue Community College.
Dr. Sodhi finds joy in family and primary medicine, but also excels in addressing infertility, chronic autoimmune disorders, and allergy disorders. He specializes in pediatric Ayurvedic and Naturopathic care, honing in on skin and digestive issues. Another concentration of Dr. Sodhi is oncology.
When he is not caring for patients, Dr. Shailinder teaches his skills and passion to an array of arenas. He is important faculty at Bastyr University, being invited to prestigious talks and winning many teaching awards. Dr. Shailinder was also a pinnacle player in strating the Ayurvedic Sciences Master Program since 1998. He travels the country and world giving educational talk to medical and non-medical populations. He’s been also been broadcasted on radio and television, teaching Ayruveda and Naturopathic medicine.
Furthermore, he is involved in developing Ayurvedic formulations at Ayush Herbs, Inc for the last 30 years. He takes great pride in finding quality organic farms to harvest the best herbs for Ayush. This marries his desire for philanthropic work, ensuring that the farmers, harvesters, and productions workers of Ayush’s India branch are well cared for and nurtured for their skills. He gives many hours of his time to his community in Washington as well as Himachal, his birthplace. In his free time, Dr. Shailinder spends quality time with his three children and wife, composing music and playing basketball and walking their dog, Kona.