- Medical school: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, India, 1992.
- Internship: Intern in Preliminary Medicine, Deaconess Hospital, St Louis, Missouri, 1997-1998.
- Residency: Resident and Chief Resident, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 1998-2001.
- Fellowship: Fellow in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, 2001-2002.
- Instructor And Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 2003-2005.
- Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 2005-2006.
- Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore - February 2007 to present.
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