Born in New Britain, CT and graduated from Berlin High School. He received a bachelor’s, degree in biology from Fairfield University, Fairfield CT. Attended Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA where he received his Medical Degree. He returned to the area for the Pediatric residency program at University of Connecticut, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. He continues to play a role in educating future pediatricians at that institution. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics.