Dr. Dossey is an internationally respected physician, author and lecturer. The former Chief of Staff of Humana Medical City, Dallas, Dr. Dossey was invited to deliver the annual Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi, the only physician ever invited to do so.
He served as co-chairman of the original Panel on Mind/Body Interventions, Office of Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health and is an acknowledged leader and critical thinker in the field of alternative medicine.
Dossey graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin and earned his MD degree from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He then served as a battalion surgeon in Vietnam, where he was decorated for valor.