Bachelor of Medicine, BChir, Bachelor of Journalism Medical College, Pune, 1986. Doctor of Medicine Pathology, Bachelor of Journalism Medical College, Pune, 1989.
Resident pathologist Bachelor of Journalism Medical College, Pune, 1987—1989. Lecturer pathology Master of Science Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India, 1991—1995, assistant professor pathology, 1995—1997, associate professor pathology, 1997—2005, professor pathology, since 2005. Active diagnostic work Master of Science Ramaiah Medical Teaching Hospital, Bangalore, since 1991.
Member Indian Association Pathologists and Microbiologists (life, life Karnataka chapter), Karnataka Cancer Society (life).