After finishing his MBBS from Bombay, he went to Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, to do his ophthalmology training. He stayed on for a year more to do his pediatric ophthalmology specialization which was something he developed interest in as a student. Before moving to Bombay, Dr Deepak visited world renowned pediatric ophthalmologists in Toronto, United states of America and London to learn more about his preferred specialty. In Bombay, Dr Deepak worked at the Lotus eye hospital and in 2008 started Eye Solutions. He also was part of a small team that worked with the Dekhon project in rural Maharashtra.