Dr Ambika Prasad Nayak is an alumni of Gopabandhu Ayurveda Mahavidyalay, Puri. He practiced for five continuous year under the direct supervision of Prof Dr Radhakant Mishra, Ex prof. Gopabandhu Ayurveda Mahavidyalay, Puri who hail from the Vaidya dynasty of famous Vaidya Somanath Shastry. With Dr Mishra’s direction he denied all the opportunities of government job, and started his own clinic in a 120 sqr ft room in 2000.
With time he underwent training in Arya Vaidyasala, Kottakal and started panchakarma in a small room in the craft market, Ekamra Haat. Under his leadership Astang Ayurved worked as a bonafied partner with Orissa Tourism Development Corporation and run a joint venture hospital at Bhubanswar since 2005 to 2012 to promote health tourism.
Dr AP Nayak delivered talk over Ayurveda to the faculties of Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Kyoto, Japan on an invitation by the Meiji university management.
He also presented paper on Ayurveda management of PIVD at International conference in London in 2017.
Presently he works as the Chief Physician of Astang Ayurveda, Bhubaneswar. He is the founder secretary of ASTHAA FOUNDATION.