Dr. Aleksandr Arbuzov was born in 1964 in Saint-Petersburg. In 1988 he graduated from the North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov (Saint Petersburg) as a general practitioner. At the same time during two years he studied acupuncture from Dr. Dong Khy Nguen (Vietnam).
Then from 1991 there was learning Traditional Tibetan Medicine (TTM) in Vladivostok, Buryatia, Moscow, and Saint-Petersburg from different doctors and by self-instruction. He studied pharmacognosy from Donatas Butkus (Lithuania).
From 1993 he gives lectures on TTM basics in Russia and European countries regularly.
Starting from 2004 Dr. Arbuzov studies TTM from Dr. Nida Chenagtsang (head of the SKI), Prof. Gomjo Wangdu (Lhasa Medical University), Dr. Machik (Malho Hospital, Amdo (Qinhai).
From 2008 A. Arbuzov is a teacher on the “Four Tantras” in the SKI. He gives courses in Russian and European branches of the SKI. Also, he is editor of Drangsong Group (translations and publications of training and classical TTM texts). Dr. Arbuzov is a medical practitioner and translator of medical texts (from English and Tibetan). He makes researches in TTM theory and practice in the application field of TTM remedies for the treatment hard to cure diseases. A. Arbuzov gives advice on the identification of raw materials and TTM terms. He gives lectures and consultations on the TTM basics, preventive health care, and a healthy lifestyle.