Dr. Bindra was born and raised in Northern California. He received his degree in Biochemistry from U.C. Davis where he graduated with highest honors and earned membership in the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He was a 1994 graduate of the UC Davis School of Medicine and completed his residency training at Children's Hospital of Orange County in 1997. He was board certified in 1997 and was re-certified in 2004 and 2011. He is a regular lecturer for the CHOC residency program, and is a member of the organizing committee for the Orange County American Lung Association's annual asthma camp. He lives with his wife and three school aged children in the Anaheim Hills area, and enjoys exercising, listening to popular music, and performing magic for patients.