After completing his MBBS, he earned a diploma in Orthopedics from Christian Medical College, Vellore in 1979.
Did MS in Orthopedics at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in 1982.
Placed as a Professor at the M.S. Ramaiah Medical College.
Special interests include PEDIATRIC HEART SURGERY, Aortic and mitral atresia, Arterial Switch Operation, Blalock-Taussig (BT) Shunt, Coarctation of the Aorta (CoA) Surgery, Angioplasty and Stent Placement, Pediatric trauma, Spinal deformity and scoliosis, Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Treatment, Early Onset Scoliosis Surgery, Kyphosis (Hunchback) Treatment, Spondylolisthesis Treatment, Pediatric Brain Surgery, Posterior Cervical Discectomy, Revision Spine Surgery, Spinal Fusion Surgery, Spinal Laminectomy, Total Disc Replacement, Vertebroplasty, Multiple Sclerosis, Anterior Cervical Corpectomy Spine Surgery, and other treatments.
Worked as a visiting clinical fellow at the Queens Medical Centre, UK, University of Nottingham, and at Pitie Sal Petriere Hospital, University of Paris.
Involved in both orthopedics and neurosurgery to construct a whole spine care team.
Member of the Scoliosis Research Society, Association of Spine Surgeons, India, and North American Spine Society.
Apollo Speciality Hospital, Jayanagar is a premier, tertiary-care, multi-speciality hospital in the heart of South Bangalore, that was established in 2007. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) and also by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories for its laboratory services. Apollo Speciality Hospital, Jayanagar offers treatments for key medical specialities and super-specialities such as, heart care, bone and joint, cancer care, cosmetic surgery, advanced pediatrics, gastroenterology, ENT, dentistry, neurology & neurosurgery, diabetology, endocrinology, rheumatology, allergy, lab and radiology services, bariatric surgery, psychiatric services, nephrology and urology and anesthesia. Some of its other medical specialities are, general medicine, elderly care, renal diseases, respiratory diseases, sugar and endocrine. The hospital is particularly renowned for surgeries such as GI and general surgery, urology and vascular and endovascular surgery. It also has dedicated Centres of Excellence for some of the above mentioned specialities such bone and joints, spine and brain, emergency 24*7, critical care and pulmonology. The hospital performs the largest number of interventional pulmonology procedures in Karnataka. Along with Apollo Bannerghatta, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Jayanagar is a leader in joint replacement surgeries in the state. Apollo Speciality Hospital, Jayanagar has a ‘Minimal Access Surgery Centre’ that uses laser to carry out seamless surgeries. The hospital offers various options to patients to choose from when it comes to their hospital stay. There are the platinum wards, the Apollo Suite, the Suite room, an Executive room, the Deluxe room, the semi-private room, the double-sharing room and the general ward. Apollo Speciality Hospital, Jayanagar also has a dedicated international patient services, where every care of the patient is taken following hospital protocols. Apollo Speciality Hospital, Jayanagar can offer advanced treatment owing to its strong infrastructure and use of sophisticated technology. The hospital has a capacity of 150 beds, a blood bank, a pharmacy, an ambulance, and emergency unit, a laboratory and a radiology facility. It has waiting rooms, Apollo Sugar Clinics and advanced surgery centres. It offers custom-built services for patients being admitted for hip surgery. This includes easy access to bath/toilet and a ‘hip corridor’ for patients to practice walking after surgery. Apollo Speciality Hospital, Jayanagar has a highly-educated and a dedicated team of doctors, consultants and surgeons. The doctors are senior and have years of experience in their respective fields, as they hold advanced degrees from reputed medical colleges of the world and have worked in leading hospitals too. The nursing staff, technicians and lab assistants are well-qualified and trained to deliver the appropriate treatment. The hospital is a big, spacious building that is well-maintained and hygienic. It is designed keeping in mind the comfort of the patient. The premises are well-lit. Some of the other facilities that the hospital offers are, parking, cafeteria, ATM and WiFi.