After completing basic education from his own village, he achieved MBBS degree from College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur (under scholarship) and MD Internal Medicine from Institute of Medicine (TUTH) and was awarded gold medal. He developed interest in Cardiology from 3rd year of his MBBS. He was one of the luckiest Nepalese doctors, who got admission for the course of DM in Cardiology at AIIMS, New Delhi. He was not only the first Nepalese, but also the first foreigner to join this superspeciality course (3 year) of this prime institution of Asia. Dr Om worked hard and performed exceptionally well during his DM residency and passed his final in 2011.
After completion of his cardiology training, he joined Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre (MCVTC) as an assistant professor in dept. of cardiology and worked for three and half years. He worked as cath lab chief in this center and started all invasive cardiac procedures for the first time. Since the establishment of cath lab in this centre, he performed wide range of cardiac procedures with high success rate.
He was the only DM cardiologist teacher to guide the DM cardiology residents. He was coordinator of DM cardiology residency programme and was actively involved in all kinds of teaching learning activities for newly started DM programme in IOM. He worked hard to improve academic activities of this new training programme in country. He taught his DM residents basics of cath lab techniques.
He is also author of a very popular and health informative book “Ma Pani Doctor” (www.mapanidoctor.com) written in Nepali language He was principal investigator of a recently conducted research (Prevalence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Healthy Urban Adult Population of Kathmandu valley), which is so far the largest study in the field of prevention of heart disease in Nepal involving over 5500 healthy individuals.
He is presently working as a director of Division of Interventional Cardiology in Grande International Hospital (GIH), Dhapasi and consultant cardiologist at Heart Clinic,Maharajgunj,Kathmandu.