Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Grant Medical College, Bombay, 1967. Master of Science, Grant Medical College, Bombay, 1970.
Surgeon Tata Memorial Hospital, Bombay, since 1974, chief gastrointestinal service, since 1985. Founding managing trustee, honorary medical director Shanti Avedna Ashram, Bombay, since 1978. Copes regional coordinator International Union Against Cancer, Geneva, Switzerland, since 1994.
Consultant oncologist St. Elizabeth Hospital, Air India, Indian Airlines. Temporary advisor World Health Organization, Geneva, 1984. Member advisory board St. Elizabeth Hospital.
Consultant cancer specialist to Governor Maharashtra, 1990. Visiting professor surgery Postgraduate Institute Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1988, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, 1989.
Inventor useful clamp for hepatic resection. Contributor articles to professional journals, Chapters to books. Producer videos and film on surgical techniques.
Associate editor Indian Journal Cancer. Editorial consultant Practitioner. Consultant editor Palliative Medicine.
Member editl board Psycho-Oncology.
Fellow American College of Surgeons, Royal College Surgeons London, Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh, College Physicians and Surgeons. Member Association Surgeons India (life), Indian Society Gastroenterology (life), Indian Society Oncology, Indian Association Palliative Care (life), Ostomy Association India (vice president since 1990), International Psycho-Oncology Society (director since 1992), Indian Cancer Society (member managing committee 1990), Society Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy of India (life), Indian Association Study Liver Disease (life), International Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association, Indian Medical Association (life, Felicitation award Mumbai branch 1992), Christian Medical Association(life), Association Medical Consultant (life), Indian Association Palliative Care (life), Goa Hindu Association (honorary, citation and award 1994), Willingdon Sports Club, Catholic Cymkhana Ltd.
Married Carmen Mary Julia Saldanha, September 29, 1974. Children: Ravin, Ashwin, Anjalli.