Dr. Kalra is a spine fellowship-trained neurosurgeon practicing in Plano and Frisco, Texas. He attended Rice University where he received a degree in economics. He also attended London School of Economics as a Hansard Scholar. Dr. Kalra worked at Merrill Lynch in their investment banking sector after his undergraduate education. He then attended Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis and completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of Utah. As part of his spine fellowship, Dr. Kalra trained in Germany under Dr. Rudolf Beisse. Dr. Kalra has published more than twenty scientific articles and book chapters and has received the Preussaward by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons for his research in brain tumors. Dr. Kalra was appointed to the Board for his financial acumen as well as experience in the industry.