Researcher biography

He is presently working as a faculty in the School of Dentistry at the University of Queensland.

He has teaching experience of close to 14 years in the field of Endodontics and was Programme Director for the Post Graduate Diploma in Endodontics at International Medical University, Malaysia from the years (2019-2023). He has worked in the same university from (2014 to 2023) as a lecturer, Senior Lecturer-I, and Senior Lecturer-II. Before that, he was the course coordinator for the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics at MAHSA University, Malaysia.

He has been actively involved in providing clinical expertise in Endodontics both primary and re-treatment cases under Dental Microscope since 2010. He was appointed to the rank of Captain in the Indian Army and was awarded the Best Academic Lecturer Award in 2014,2015,2019 in Faculty Appreciation Week at International Medical University from the School of Dentistry and has also received the University Teaching Excellence Award (TEA) and the John Simpson trophy in 2016. He was a finalist for the best teacher award from the School of Dentistry in 2016, 2017, and 2018 and a finalist for the TEA award in 2019.

He is a well-known speaker and has conducted many lectures and workshops and trained many practitioners in the field of Endodontics. He has conducted workshops that prepare candidates for the MFDS Part 2 Examination, a Membership examination from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh from the year (2015-2023). He is a holder of the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery MFDS RCS (Edinburgh) and the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery MFDS RCPS (Glasgow. In addition, he has multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals.

He has a special interest in Dental microscopes, Rotary Endodontics, Disinfection in Endodontics, Single visit Endodontics, and different kinds of aesthetic restorations.