A good doctor

hetau linge prasamane
rogaanaam apunarbhave
njaanam chaturvidham yasya
sa rajaarho bhisaktamah

A good doctor (doctor who would be respected by a king) is a person who has knowledge on i) what could potentially cause the illness, ii) what are symptoms of illness, iii) what could help to control and remove illness and iv) what could help to prevent its reccurance


Ayurveda as per Ashtamgasamgraha

“aayushah paalanam vedam

Ayurveda is an upaveda of atharvaveda. It is about everything related to protection and sustenance of life