He is a Mumbaikar who was born in a nursing home at Tardeo and grew up in the leafy suburb of Chembur. His education began with schooling at General Education Academy, Chembur and Junior College at SIES College, Sion. Throughout his early education, he showed a keen interest in the science subjects which helped him take up Medicine as a career.
He graduated from Topiwala National Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital, Bombay Central, Mumbai. Since his medical school days, he dreamt of starting a unique dermatology clinic that catered to the cosmetic concerns in addition to curing skin ailments. He took up dermatology as a postgraduate specialization at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College & Hospital, Sion. Here he met his mentor and teacher in Dr HR Jerajani who continues to be his guiding force in life. The zeal to get trained in dermatosurgery was duly recognized by his mentor who encouraged him to take up the challenge of going to the UK to train in dermatology.