Dr. Ved Prakash Banga is a qualified Acupuncture practitioner. He had his initial medical training in Modern Medicine and after completing his M.B.B.S. degree in 1983, he pursued his practise in Modern Medicine till 1997.
However, his keen interest in the various ancient healing methods led him to travel extensively to personally find out, verify and experience for himself, the efficacy of these methods. He finally decided to go deeper into Acupuncture and the traditional system of Medicine. He has received training in Acupuncture from various international luminaries in this field.
He is also a qualified Jyotish Acharya (Vedic Astrologer). Unlike the traditional Vedic Astrologers who use Astrology for fotune telling, he efficiently uses this ancient knowledge to aid him in getting a deep insight while treating his patients, in order to give them maximum benefits. He is of the opinion that the field of Astorology is so vast and rich that using it only for fortune telling is under utilization of this very valuable ancient knowledge.
He was very active on the various platforms of the Indian Medical Association, specifically in quackery eradication and was the Chairman of this programme. He was conferred the President Appreciation Award and the Secretary Appreciation Award for this service rendered during 1990 to 1997. He has also written a book on this subject in the year 1995, the foreword for which was written by Dr Harsh Vardhan then Honab’le Health Minister Delhi Govt.
Over the years, he has developed a keen interest in treating all types of difficult incurable eye disorders of the Retina, Macula and Optic Nerve, which do not respond to Modern Medicine, and can lead to blindness. He has worked out a unique programme to cure such unfortunate patients.
In the year 2007, he was invited by the U.S. Acupuncture association for publication of his research results in this field.
He was conferred the Hakim Ajmal Khan Global Award in the year 2009, by Dr. Farooq Abdullah, the then Union Minister, Government of India, for finding a treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa. He has given lectures at the Indian Medical Association and Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan on incurable eye ailments.
He is being acknowledged and recognized for his work in this field. The WHO has also encouraged to work more in this field.
He has also been covered by the media viz., interviews in newspapers,the Electronic media.
He has been treating such patients since the year 2000 and has been successful in developing this technique to a satisfactory level. However, he is still working towards further improvement and will continue working, as each case is unique and brings along with it new challenges.
In order to spread his area of work and let more patients benefit, he plans to open a hospital based on this technique only.. He firmly believes in ethical practices in Medicine.