Bachelor of Science, Agra U., 1958; Doctor of Medicine, All India Institute Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1963.
Fellow in cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 1970-1971; assistant professor medicine, University of Illinois, 1971-1973; assistant professor, then associate professor medicine, University of California, Irvine, 1973-1979; professor medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School Medicine, 1981-1992; vice department chairman medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School Medicine, 1989-1990; department chairman medicine, Charles R. Drew U. Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, 1989-1990; chief cardiology, King-Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1979-1990. President American Heart Institute, since 1987.
Captain, Medical Corps Indian Army, 1963-1966. Fellow American College of Physicians, American College Cardiology. Member American Heart Association.
Married Odette Agustin, June 10, 1978. Children: Gennifer Gita, John Paul Ravi, Jonathan Dayaram.