He is the professor chief in the department of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala. He has a diplomat from the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and National Academy of Examinations, New Delhi.He is a fellow member of the International Board of Certification for Specialists in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, American Society of T.M.J. Surgeons and National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He also has a membership diploma in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow. (MOMS RCPS, Glasg).