Ram grew up in Delhi, India where he received his medical degree from Delhi University and later moved to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh to pursue his master’s degree while working as resident teaching fellow. He then moved to the United Kingdom for his FRCS and worked at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, where he was involved in cutting-edge research in transplant surgery and he presented his findings nationally and internationally. Subsequently, he moved to the United States of America. While staying home to take care of his daughter, he mentored medical students online and contributed as an author to First Aid for USMLE Step 1 for several years. While doing his residency in neurology, he became interested in the electrophysiological aspect of the field and decided to further pursue a sub-specialization in neurophysiology at the University of Utah.