Dr. Tripathi did his MBBS from University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS, Delhi) and MD (Psychiatry) from the prestigious institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences (IHBAS, Delhi). He also underwent training at the world-renowned Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA and Kansas University Medical Centre, Kansas, USA. He is a consultant psychiatrist and de-addiction specialist. His areas of interest are adult psychiatry, child psychiatry, and sexual disorders. He is the author of "Review of Psychiatry", the best selling psychiatry book in India. Apart from clinical practice, he regularly trains young doctors across the country and is also the publisher of many research articles in both international and national journals.