Degree and residency
Degree: M.D. (General Medicine) GSVMMC, Kanpur, 1984
Residency: D.M. (Endocrinology), AIIMS, New Delhi, 1987
The first DM in Endocrinology from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in 1987. Established India’s first bone density measurement system and osteoporosis service. Awarded Springer citation prize in 2013 for paper on 'Global Vitamin D Status'.
• Springer Citation Prize for his paper on ‘Global Vitamin D Status', 2012.
• IOF Amgen Health Professionals Award, 2005. Doctor of the Year title by Delhi Medical Association, 2005.
• Listed in Limca Book of Records, 2005.
• Boy Frame Award by American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 2004.