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Bhaskar Vyas

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Dr. Bhaskar Vyas (1937) is a plastic surgeon. He has been a pioneer in the field by way of establishing plastic surgery unit at the Medical College and M.S. University, Baroda. He has trained at Edinburgh and as a Research Fellow at Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia. He is a practicing plastic surgeon as well as a visiting professor at the Department of Psychology, M.S. University, Baroda, India. He is the Chairman of a private limited company, Total Potential Cell (P) Ltd., dedicated to research in stem cell applications in clinical practice.

He pleaded with the GoG for establishment of Department of Plastic Surgery at Medical College, Baroda and has designed and pioneered it. He pleaded for starting a diploma course in clinical hypnosis at the M. S. University; that is running since last 20 years. He is a Visiting Professor at the psychology department.

He has published over 40 papers in the National and International journals. He has attended many National and International Conferences and made presentations in the various subjects. He is one of the founder and a Past President of Indian Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He has been a Past President of Society for Clinical and Experimental Research.

His bifurcation to hypnotherapy was consequent to his studies and exposure to esoteric meditation practices of Hindu and Buddhist traditions.  A versatile scientific training has enabled him in advancement of Ericksonian strategies.

He was the Director of the 7th National Conference on Hypnotherapy, Jan. 2009 and 2013. He was a member of the organizing committee of 3rd and 5th – 1989 and 1995 -Hypnotherapy conferences at Baroda. He was Key note speaker on the subject Genomics of Hypnosis at 8th National Conference at B’lore. He was invited to speak and teach at the International Conf in Bremen in 2012 and Paris in 2015. Research on Genomics of Hypnosis was published in 2019. He also taught a workshop in Sweden in 2012.

They have initiated in Vajra Yana practices of Tibetan Buddhism. Their meditative practices are based on Patanjali's yoga sutra.

The range of his study extends from J.Krishnamurty's writings, Zen practices, Kashmir Shavism and transcultural varieties of religious experiences. He as a medical doctor, is involved in the spiritual aspect of healing arts as a scientific tool in the form of hypnotherapy. With over 60 years of persistent contributions, he and his wife, Dr. Rajni Vyas have successfully removed the academic bias against hypnotherapy and, now there is general acceptance that it is a contemporary form of Raj Yoga.

They have been instrumental in establishing a Teaching Course in hypnotherapy based on Indian traditions at Department of Psychology, M. S. University, Baroda in 1999 as one year Diploma course. This has attracted the young psychologists and medical doctors from all over the country.

They have conducted numerous teaching workshops all over the country that have attracting the budding therapists from various disciplines including Yoga practioners.

He has taught and has been examiner for Ph.D. at SVYASA, Swami Vivekanand Yoga Anusthan Sanshtan. A Deemed university, Bangalore. teaching Yoga practices.



1969- till date Plastic Surgeon, Hypnotherapist, Stem Cell Scientist, Baroda

1976 -1995 Honorary Secretary, Medical Care Center Trust, Baroda Established a State of Art Children Hospital with Post Graduate Teaching Programmes. 

1964-1970 Assistant Professor in Surgery, Medical College, Baroda during which he  went for further training as

1968-69 Research Fellow at Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia

1967-1968 Plastic Surgery Unit, Bangour General Hospital, Edinburgh



Hobbies: Creativity of all kinds; Music and Arts, Painting

Baroda, Gujarat 390001, Indien

Books published

Surgery To-day, Gyana Gangotri Series, S.P. University, Vallabh Vidya Nagar, Gujarat, 1968

Sex Education, Population Council of Baroda, 1978

Towards Holistic Health, Academy of Holistic Health, Baroda, 1989

Changing Course of Brahmaputra, Dalai Lama, the Change Initiator, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bombay,1992

A Philosopher’s Journey, Times and Values of Rohit Mehta, Manav Vikas Kendra, Vallabh Vidya Nagar, 1996

The Collision of Culture, Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan, New Delhi 2000

Philosophy of Justice (ed) Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan New Delhi 2000

Space-time-consciousness: The Fifth Dimension, Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan, New Delhi 2004

The Indian Book of Clinical Hypnosis, Central Book Agency, Calcutta 2005 

Experiments with Truth and Non-Violence, China Challenged – Biography of the Dalai Lama, 3rd edition – 2012, Concept Publishing Company, 2005

Indian Handbook of Hypnotherapy, Foundations and Strategies, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi 2009 – 4th Edition Published in 2014

Contemporizing Raja Yoga, Concept Publishing Company, 2015


The Real Life Story of Stem Cells, Self published, Google Books, 2020

  1. Chronic relapsing pancreatitis: A clinical study of 15 cases. M.M.Shah, B.K.Vyas, W.P.Small. 1968
  2. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Ind. Paed. 3, 469, 1966. B.K.Vyas, A.M.Thakkar, B.C.Shah. 1967
  3. Intrajejunal fluid replacement after gastric operations. Bhaskar Vyas, Dilip Shah, Pravin Variava. Ind. J. Surg. 1967
  4. Pancreatic heterotopia. D.B.Balar, K.N. Sahgal, B.K.Vyas, B.A.Sayed. Ind. J. Patho. 1966
  5. A rapid method of vagotomy. Bhaskar Vyas, Chitralekha Trivedi. Ind. J. SUrg. 1966
  6. Mortality and morbidity in peptic ulcer surgery. Jitendra R. Desai, Bhaskar Vyas. Ind. J. Surg. 1967
  7. Permanent intubation in inoperable Carcinoma of Oesophagus. Harshad C. Patel, S.R.Pandya, B.K.Vyas. Ind. J. Surg. 1967
  8. Effects of Parasympathetic and Sympathetic stimuli on Coagulation Property of Gastric Juice. Bhatt R.M., B.K.Vyas. Ind J. Physio. 1966
  9. Experimental Production of Lymphoedema in Liver. Bhaskar Vyas, John Howard. J of Gastroenterology 1970
  10. Multiple Congenital Anomalies with special reference to Pathogenesis of Urological Defects . B.K.Vyas, A.S.Chikeramane and B.C.Shah. Indian J. Pediat. 33:347, 1966.
  11. Maximal Histamine Response in Duodenal Ulcer Patients. J.M.Patel, B.K.Vyas, W.P.Small  and P.M.Trivedi. Indian J. of Surgery, Vol. 29, No.2, 1967, p-57-65.
  12. Sieracki Bodies : Earliest Lesion in Whipple’s Disease? K.N.Sahgal, D.B.Balar, B.K.Vyas, and B,A.Sayed. The Indian Journal of Pathology  and Bacteriology, Vol. X, No.2, April 1967, pp-123-126.
  13. The Role of Adrenal Cortex in Stress of Burns. S.V.Hulbani, R.C.Desai, and B.K.Vyas. Ind. Jour. Med. Res., 54.11, November 1966.
  14. Multiple Enterogenous Cysts Causing The Medicine & Surgery . Oct.Nov. 1963 Vol.17. No. 1, April 1967. A Rapid Single –Handed method of Vasectomy. Bhaskar K. Vyas, D.B.Balar , M.A.Patel.
  15. A Recurrent Trichobezoar in the Stomach.B.K.Vyas, K.B.Naik and M.Chokshi. Indian Journal of Surgery , Vol.28, No.7, 1966, pp,419-420, A Case report.
  16. Closed Abdomenal A Study of 43 cases. B.K. Vyas,  N.R.Desai. The Medicine and Surgery, November 1966.
  17. Traumatic Appendicitis. B. K. Vyas, R.M.Chokshi and S.M.Shah. The Indian Journal  of Surgery ,Vol.XXVII, No.6, June 1965.
  18. Retroperitoneal Rupture  of the Duodenum  Due to Blunt  B.K.Vyas, H.C.Patel and U.T.Patel. Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol.28, No.12, 1966, pp.754-762.
  19. Vyas Rajni, Adwanikar Geeta, Hathi Leena, Vyas Bhaskar, Parikh R.D., Psychodynamics of Unexplained Reproductive Failure, J. Obstet. . Ind, 2002; 52: 35-38
  20. 20.  EARNEST l Rossi, Bhaskar Vyas, David Atkinson, et al, What makes us human, Creative Consciousness, 2012, The Milton H.  Erickson Foundation Press, Phoenix, Arizona.
  21. A NEW BIOINFORMATICS PARADIGM FOR THE THEORY, RESEARCH, AND PRACTICE OF THERAPEUTIC HYPNOSIS, David Atkinson, Salvatore Iannotti, Muro Castiglione, Angela Cicatelli, Bhaskar Vyas,, American Journal pf Clinical Hypnosis,53(1, 27-46.)
  22. Vyas B, Shah A, Marathe A, Ansarullah, Vyas R, Bhonde R. Adipose tissue: A natural resource for multipotent mesenchymal stem cells with potential translation to trigerminallayers. Indian J Plast Surg 2018;51:177-81
  23. Role of Autologous Adipose derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Platelet Rich Plasma in Knee Osteoarthritis, Anant Marathe, Jaymesh Thadani1, Prashant Kshatriya, Shivani Vakodikar, Rajni Vyas, Journal of Case Reports 2017;7(4):378-382, doi:10.17659/01.2017.0103
  24. Vyas BK, Vyas RB, Ansarullah A, Marathe A, Thadani JM, et al. (2016) Therapeutic Application of Autologous ADMSCS (Adipose Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells) and Islet like Cell Aggregates (ICAS) Derived from them in Type 1 and 2 Diabetes Mellitus - A Proof of Concept Study. J Stem Cell Res Dev Ther 3: 08.
  25. Innovation of a Novel Therapeutic Modality for Treatment of Osteoarthritis of Knee with Autologous Adipose Derived Stromal Vascular Fraction (AD-SVF) , Prashant Kshatriya, Anant Marathe, Jaymesh Thadani, Shivani Vakodikar, Rajni Vyas, Ramesh Bhonde, IP Journal of Indian Orthopaedic Rheumatology Association, July-December 2017;3(2):59-66, DOI: 10.18231/2455-6777.2017.0013
  26. Clinical Safety in Using Unmatched Allogeneic Umbilical Cord Blood Mononuclear Cells Transplantations in Non-Haematopoietic Degenerative Conditions, Journal of Stem Cells ISSN: 1556-8539 Volume 9, Rajni Vyas, Daya Dudhat,Pramodkumar Navik, Niyati Sudhalkar,Vaishali Garg, Jaymesh Thadani, Anant Marathe, Ramesh Bhonde, Bhaskar Vyas, and Kaushik Deb.
  27. Vyas Bhaskar and Gupta Sharad, CELL SIGNALING THE CANCER CELLS TO APOTOSIS THROUGH GENE EXPRESSION BY METAPHORIC SEMANTICS IN ALTERED STATE OF CONSCIOUSNESS Presented at 3rd International Symposium On Translational Cancer Research Cell Signaling and Cancer Therapy 2009
  28. David Atkinson1, Salvatore Iannotti2, Mauro Cozzolino3, Stefano Castiglione3, Angela Cicatelli4, Bhaskar Vyas5, et al A New Bioinformatics Paradigm for the Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice of Therapeutic Hypnosis, AM. J. Cl. Hyp. July 2010
  29. Ross,E.,Vyas B., Atkinson et al.What makes us human? A neuroscience Prolegomenon for the philosophy of evolution and consciousness in Creating Consciousness by Rossi and Rossi:2012
  30. Sandeep Sharma and Bhaskar Vyas Presented at 41st Conf of Association of Pl. Surgeons at Goa in Sept 2010 as “keratinocyte Culture: Dream of the Near Future” :
  31. Rajni Vyas, Daya Dudhat, Pramodkumar Navik, Niyati Sudhalkar, Vaishali Garg, Jaymesh Thadani, Anant Marathe, Ramesh Bhonde, Bhaskar Vyas, Kaushik Deb Clinical Safety in Using Unmatched Allogenic Umbilical Cord Blood Mononuclear Cells transplantations in Non-Haematopoietic Degenerative Conditions, Journal of Stem Cells.
  32. Ernest Rossi, David Atkinson, Jane Blake-Mortimer, Salvatore Iannotti, Mauro Cozzolino, Stefano Castiglione, Angela Cicatelli, Erika Chovanec, Richard Hill, Claude Virot, Bhaskar Vyas, Jorge Cuadros, Michel Kerouac, Thierry Kallfass, Helmut Milz, Claire Frederick, Bruce Gregory, Margaret Bullock, Ella Soleimany, April Rossi, Kathryn Rossi, & Stanley Krippner. HE CREATIVE PSYCHOSOCIAL GENOMIC HEALING EXPERIENCE ©: ADMINISTRATION, RATIONALE, & RESEARCH An Open Invitation to Mind-Body Psychotherapy Clinical & Experimental Research
  33. Keynote address on Gene Expression and Melatonin corelation at 8th conference of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis conference in 2012.

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