Educational Qualification

  • Secondary School Certificate:

    April 1976, Maharashtra State Board of Secondary Education, Awarded Distinction and National Merit Scholarship.

  • Higher Secondary Certificate:

    April 1978, Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Awarded Distinction and State Merit Scholarship.

  • M.B.B.S:

    October 1982, University of Bombay.

    Subjects taken: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology, Forensic Medicine, Preventive and Social Medicine, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Radiology.

    Awards: First Class, Gold Medal in Physiology, Distinction in Pathology.

  • Internship:

    December 1982 to December 1983.

  • M.D. [Medicine and Therapeutics]:

    November 1986 , University of Bombay.

    Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, Respiratory Medicine, Nephrology, Hematology, Gastroenterology, Infective diseases, Multisystem Diseases, Immunology, Genetics, Toxicology, Nutrition etc.

    Dissertation: Glycosylated Hemoglobin in Diabetes and chronic Renal Failure.

  • D.M. (Doctor of Medicine) [Cardiology]:

    October 1989, University of Bombay.

    General Cardiology, Congenital Heart Diseases, Valvular Heart Diseases, Ischemic Heart Disease, Non-invasive diagnostic techniques - [Exercise testing, Echocardiography, Ambulatory EKG Monitoring], Invasive Diagnostic and therapeutic techniques - [Cardiac Catheterisation, Electrophysiology , Interventional Procedures], Aortic and Vascular Diseases.

    Passed D.M. in first attempt with first rank in the University.

  • Fellow in Interventional Cardiology:

    March 1993 - December 1996. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney.