Abhishek V. Raut is a physician, teacher and researcher. At present he is working as Assistant Professor in the department of Community Medicine at MGIMS. A Diplomat of National Board (DNB) in Social and Preventive Medicine (SPM), he completed his MBBS and MD (Community Medicine) from Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai. He is a member of the Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM) and Indian Public Health Association (IPHA). He is also a keen trekker and a trained specialist in high altitude mountain Medicine.