Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Mysore Medical College, India, 1993. Master of Science, Kasturba Medical College, India, 1998. Diplomate of National Board, NAt.
Board Examinations, New Delhi, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy in ENT, Karnataka Institute Medical Sciences, Hubli, India, 2008.
Registrar Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, India. Associate professor, department ear, nose, and throat Karnataka Institute Medical Sciences, Hubli.
Member of Indian Medical Association, Neurotological and Equillibriometric Society India, Indian Society Otology, Association Otolaryngologists India.
Married Roopa S. Bhat, April 9, 2000.