Dr. Pema Dorjee is an honorary member of Massage Around the World. He passed away in 2015 and will always be remembered for his loving kindness and valuable commitment to the world of Tibetan Medicine by the Massage Around the World team.
Dr. Pema Dorjee completed his medical studies at Men-Tsee-Khang in 1974 under the renown professor Dr. Barshi Puntsok and did his internship under the guidance of Dr. Yeshi Donden, the former personal physician of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Dr. Dorjee served as Chief Medical Officer at various branch clinics of the Men-Tsee-Khang in India and travelled around the world giving consultations to patients and health-care talks. Besides being a successful medical practitioner, Dr. Dorjee had many achievements to his credit such as being a successful author, a keynote speaker to many conferences and a recipient of many honors. With more than 37 years of experience in Tibetan Medical Science and more than 30 years of service at Men-tsee-khang, he retired from the Institute in 2012. Post retirement, Dr. Dorjee was actively engaged in sharing his knowledge and promoting Tibetan Medicine all around the world.