Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India, 1995. Master of Science, National University Singapore, 2000. Doctor of Philosophy in Development Biology, National University Singapore, 2007.
Medical officer St. Isabel Hospital, India, 1997, National University Hospital, 2001—2003. Resident scholar and fellow National University Singapore, 1997—2001, lecturer, since 2003. Sac chairman Lianhua Primary School, Singapore, since 2006.
Member of Indian Medical Association, Society Neurosci., Mircoscopy Society Singapore, Singapore Neurosci. Association (honorary. Treasurer since 2005).
Married Malathi Dinesh Kumar. Children: Vishalli Dinesh, Tarini Dinesh.