Deepak Chopra was born on October 22, 1946 in New Delhi, India. He is the son of Krishan Chopra, M.D. Krishan was a prominent Indian cardiologist. Chopra completed his primary education at St. Columba’s School in New Delhi and graduated from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Chopra immigrated to the United States in 1968. He began his internship and residency training at Muhlenberg Hospital in Plainfield, New Jersey. Chopra had residency terms at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Massachusetts, and at the University of Virginia Hospital. Chopra earned his medical license from the state of Massachusetts in 1973. He also received a California medical license in 2004.
Chopra’s board certification is in internal medicine while he is specialized in endocrinology. He is also a member of the American Medical Association, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.