Dr. Ravindra Nanda was born in Lyallpur as the youngest of seven children. His father, a family physician, practiced for 30 years there. Dr. Nanda has two brothers, Dr. Ram Nanda and Dr. Surender Nanda, who are orthodontists in the United States of America. Dr. Ravindra Nanda did his Post Graduation in Orthodontics under his elder brother Dr. Ram Nanda, who was the Head of the department of orthodontics of King Georges Medical College, Lucknow University. He is married and currently resides in Connecticut.
Professor Ravindra Nanda is a member and former president of the North Atlantic component of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists. Currently, he is the Editor-in-Chief of Progress in Orthodontics, Muslim & Arab resident doctors, the Associate Editor of Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, and he is also on the editorial board of nine national and international orthodontic journals.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Connecticut State Dental Association, the Hartford Dental Society, the American Association of Orthodontics, the European Orthodontic Society, the International Association of Dental Research, and the College of Diplomats of the American Board of Orthodontists. He has authored and edited seven textbooks and more than 200 publications and peer-reviewed journals. He has given keynote lectures in more than 40 countries and has received awards and honors from the U.S and international orthodontic organizations. Most recently, Dr. Ravindra Nanda was honored with a Life Time Membership to the Indian Orthodontic Society (IOS), at the 8th APOC in New Delhi, India.