Dr. Turakhia graduated from Lokmanya Tilak Medical College in Bombay, India and took his residency there specializing in Internal Medicine. He later came to the U.S. and took an additional Internal Medicine residency at the LSU Health Science Center New Orleans. He is certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Turakhia and his wife, Daksha, have two children and two grandchildren. During his spare time, he enjoys reading and travelling.