Raj qualified in dentistry from Kings College London. He then engaged in a broad range of hospital posts in oral surgery, maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics and also general practice. This was followed by undertaking further postgraduate studies in New York. Raj then completed an MSc postgraduate programme in orthodontics at the internationally distinguished Warwick Medical School. Raj has kept up to date with all modern orthodontic advancements including Invisalign, Damon, Fastbraces to name a few.
Raj is married and has two teenage boys and two dogs and is involved with his three charities which include mental health care, providing water in developing countries, and delivering eye care where needed.