Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Government Medical College Faridkot, Punjab, India, 1985; Doctor of Medicine, Government Medical College Patiala, Punjab, India, 1989.
From lecturer to reader, Mahatma Ghandi Institute Medical Science, Sevagram, India, 1990-1993; assistant professor, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India, since 1993.
Member Indian Association Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists (Regional Association Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal & Jammu and Kashmir Chapter general secretary 1996-1998).
Married Punam Padha, November 21, 1992. 1 child, Aishwarya.