Master of Science in Dental Sciences (Periodontics), Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College Dental Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka, India, 1995.
Associate professor & head, department periodontology Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College Dental Sciences & Hospital, 1995—2004. Senior registrar Ministry Health Hospital, Kuwait, 2004—2005. Professor & head, department periodontics Narayana Dental College & Hospital, Nellore, India, since 2006.
Member of Indian Society Implantology, Indian Society Periodontology.
Married Lakshmi Putumbaka. Children: Hanisha, Anoushka.