Dr Ravi Kumar Chittoria is born, brought up in Delhi India. He completed his Post graduation (MCh Plastic Surgery from Mumbai), Post Doctorate (PhD in Plastic Surgery) and MBA (Hospital Administration) in India. Received higher training in Laser Surgery from Boston Medical Centre, Boston University USA and Endoscopic Plastic Surgery from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is recipient of 29 awards including BMJ Award, Author of three textbooks, five chapters, Chief Editor of 3 journals, more than 120 publications with one patent. At present he Prof & Head of Department of Plastic Surgery, JIPMER, Pondicherry, India.