Famous psychiatrist and Sexologist of Mandya, Professor and HOD of Psychiatry Department in J S S Medical College, Mysore. M.B.B.S from J.J. M Medical College, Davangere (1973-78). D.P.M from Christian Medical College, Vellore (1980-82). M.D. (Psychiatry) from Christian Medical College, Vellore (1980-83). PG Diploma in Hospital Administration from Christian Medical College, Vellore and Tulane University, USA (1992). President of Karnataka Sexual Science Academy. Credited with more than 150 published papers in indexed journals, 200 other publications, 12 books and more than 500 Scientific Programmes at State, National and International level.