Bachelor of Medicine, BChir, Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner, India, 1977. Doctor of Medicine, All India Institute Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1982. American Council of Learned Societies, College Medicine, South Africa, 1995.
Diploma health services management, University Natal, 1997. Diploma occupational health, Wits University, South Africa, 1999. Postgraduate, Unitra South Africa, 2001.
Postgraduate, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town.
Resident medical officer All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1979-1982. Medical officer Department Health, India, 1983-1984. Lecturer Al-Arab Medical University, Libya, 1985-1992.
Head department forensic medicine Unitra South Africa, since 1993. Honorary professor, examiner Al-Fateh University, Libya, since 1985. Head Benefit Examination Clinic, Umtata, since 1997, Child Welfare Clinic, Umtata, since 1997, Occupational Health, Umtata, since 1998.
Member Occupational Health Physicians, Forensic Pathologists South Africa, Trauma Society South Africa, Amnesty International.
Married Veena Poonia. Children: Anita, Ruchika, Piyush, Swati.