Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Karnataka Medical College, Hubli, 1990. Doctor of Medicine in Internal Medicine, L.T.M. Medical College, Mumbai, 1993. Diplomate of National Board in Nephrology, National Board Examinations, New Delhi, 1996.
Assistant professor nephrology St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, 1997—1999. Consultant nephrologist Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India, since 2002. Associate editor Indian Journal Peritoneal Dialysis, 2004—2008.
Married Vijaya Rajeev Kodlapur, December 9, 1994. 1 child Karthik Rajeev.