Dr Gaurav Kakkar has done his MBBS from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, and his MS (Ophthalmology) from Kasturba Medical college Manipal. He did his long term fellowship in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus from the prestigious Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai. He did his Ratan Tata fellowship in Phacoemulsification at the Sankara Nethralaya,Chennai .He established and headed the paediatric ophthalmology services at Venu Eye institute for 10 years.
He has the expertise to treat children with cataract , squint and other eye conditions.
He has been a faculty and has delivered presentations at various national conferences.