After completing my primary and secondary education in 1989, I went on to pursue MS general surgery course from LTM medical college (SION hospital). Further on I completed Master of Surgery from the prestigious Mumbai University where I managed to score 1st rank among 65 worthy students in the fray. After acquiring a DNB degree in plastic surgery I underwent an extensive training in hand and Microvascular surgery at Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore.
I then joined the JSS Medical College at Mysore where i started the Department of Plastic Surgery and worked for 8 years there. I then moved to Vikram Hospitals at Mysore and later Bangalore. I am at present a Senior Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Apollo hospitals, Bangalore and Mysore.
Since 2003, i am a visiting consultant at All india Institute of Speech and Hearing ( AIISH), Mysore, a one of its kind institution run by the Govt of India. I see patients with speech disabilities in a free Outpatient. I am also part of a panel of experts who review scientific articles of 2 national journals.
I am one of the authors for the text book of plastic surgery which is in the process of publication.