Diploma in Tuberculosis and chest diseases, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India, 1977. Doctor of Medicine, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India, 1979.
Lecturer King George Medical University, 1984—1987, assistant professor, 1987—1997, associate professor, 1997—1999, head department pulmonary medicine, since 1997, professor, since 1999.
Chairman State Task Force for Medical College Involvement in Raulead National Tuberculosis Control Program Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, 2003. Fellow: Indian Association Bronchology (president since 2006), Indian College Allergy Asthma and Applied Immunology, National College Chest Physicians since 2006, (Cipla Chest Oration 2000), American College Chest Physicians (international governor since 2003), National Academy Medical Sciences. Member: Indian Medical Association (H.N. Shiv Puri Memorial award 1999—2000, Triveni Devi Ram Sahai Memorial Best Research Worker award 1998-1999), Indian Chest Society (president-elect since 2006, O.A. Sarma guest lecturer award 2006).
Married Meera Gupta; children: Nikhil Gupta, Pallavi Gupta.