Dr. Aranha was born in Bangalore, India. He attended St Joseph’s Boys High School and College and obtained his medical degree from Bangalore Medical College. Dr. Aranha earned a medical degree and completed an internship at Bangalore Medical School. He completed a residency in general surgery at Loyola and a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Aranha was director of Loyola’s Breast Care Center, associate director of the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center and chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology. He served as chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology and General Surgery at Hines VA Hospital.
Dr. Aranha has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, and is well known and highly regarded for his clinical acumen and outstanding surgical skills. His expertise includes pancreatic and esophageal cancers.
Dr. Aranha and his wife Rose have five children and seven grandchildren. He lives in Oak Brook, Ill. and attends Visitation Church