Regarding his early education he did his schooling from ASVJ Hr. Sec. School, Daryaganj, Delhi with Distinctions in Physics & Biology. He did 1 st Year Zoology (Hons) from Desh Bandhu College (DU) with Distinction in Physics. During his MBBS he did special trainings in Clinical Rheumatology and Cytogenetics at AIIMS under Dr A N Malaviya (1982) and Leprosy Immunology at JALMA Agra (1982). He did his research fellowship in Echocardiography at University of Alabama at Birmingham USA (1987), training in Pediatric Echocardiography at Mount Saini Hospital New York (1987), training in Vascular Doppler Ultrasound at Oakwood Medical Center, Detroit (1987). He also got training in spiritual medicine and became a certified meditation teacher under Dr Deepak Chopra from San Diego in 1988.
After his MD Medicine he joined Moolchand Hospital in 1983 and became a consultant after five months of residency by getting out of turn promotion.
As a researcher he has contributed to six chapters in International Textbook on Echocardiography (by Navin C Nanda), 14 International Publications (Am J of Cardiology, Circulation, Journal of Medicine and Echocardiography, a journal of clinical ultrasound), 115 publications in Indexed National Journals (namely JAPI, Indian Heart Journal, Indian Journal of Heart Research) and over 350 publications in review Indian Journals.
In the scientific field he has many first evers to his credit. He started the clot dissolving streptokinase therapy along with Dr K L Chopra for the first time in the country in 1984 and started the techniques of Colour Doppler Echocardiography in North India in year 1988 and live 3D echocardiography in North India in 2005.
In the public health field also he has given to the nation many first ever innovative public health modules in the field of health awareness. He conceptualized and organized the first ever (1993) and then regularly "Perfect Health Mela" and "Run for your Heart" in 1991. On both these occasions, Govt. of India released National Postal Commemorative Stamps (INR 6.50 & 1 respectively).
The Perfect Health Mela organised at Talkatora Gardens with Delhi Administration in 1993 was declared as the best event in Asia by BBC news. Ever since, the Mela is being organised annually by him. Ministry of Family Welfare and later the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Govt. of India later adopted this module under the National Health Policy.
He is a multifaceted healer & a soul preacher. He promotes & integrates all systems of medicine. He established the department of Holistic Medicine at Apollo hospital in 2000; writes regularly in Navbharat Times and Dainik Jagran (Kalp Vriksha and Ananad Yoga Edit columns in NBT); wrote regularly for the HT UK edition; produced and Co-Directed 52 episodes on "Body Mind and Soul" on DD News (2000); coordinated 102 episodes of live phone-in TV programme "Healthy India" for DD Bharti with specialists on all pathies (2003, still on repeat telecast); 32 programs for Loksabha TV; conducts regular workshops on meditation and advocates need for introducing the subject of Spiritual Medicine in MBBS curriculum.
He is a creative writer and pioneer in medical journalism. He is a prolific writer on community health subjects. He regularly sensitizes public on Do's & Don'ts on prevention. He has contributed over 400 articles in newspapers and magazines and appearances in Radio & TV talks on health. He is one of the most quoted doctors in the field of health and has been quoted over 12,000 times in the national media. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the IJCP Group of Publications - with over 30 journals, newspapers and health care educational products catering to doctors.