Dr. Padmanna completed MBBS and MD Pathology from JJM Medical College, Davanagere (2003). He started his career by working in various Hospitals and Diagnostics in Bangalore, including a brief stint in the UK. He was a consultant Pathologist at Manipal Hospitals group and SRL Diagnostics Pvt Ltd. Apart from the core Hematology and Histopathology, he also has gained some experience in Biochemistry, Microbiology, blood bank, Audit & Compliance, Accreditation and Laboratory Management. He has undergone training in ISO 15189:2012 training. He has a few presentations and posters to his credit.