Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, MKCG Medical College, 1973. Doctor of Medicine in Pathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Cytology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, 1984.
Doctor of Science in Pathology, Utkal University, 2001.
Junior resident pathology Postgraduate Institute Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1976—1977. Assistant director Cytology Research Center, New Delhi, 1982—1986, deputy director Institute Cytology and Preventive Oncology, 1986—1991. Assistant professor Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, 1989—1990, 1992—1994, 1999—2001, associate professor, since 2001.
Deputy director (senior grade) Institute Cytology & Preventative Oncology, 1992—1999. World Health Organization fellow Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1985-1986.
Fellow Royal College Pathologists (London), Indian College Pathologists (founder). Member National Academy Medical Sciences (life), Indian Association Pathologists and Microbiologists (life), Indian Academy Cytologists (executive committee 1985-1987), Indian Society Oncology, International Academy Cytology.
Son of Narasinha Charan and Snehalata (Dei) D. M. Rashmibala Pattanayak, June 25, 1988. Children: Sucharita, Sukumar.