Dr. Behara was born and primarily educated in India where he completed medical school and an internship in 1973. He received two Gold Medals from Andhra Medical College for being first in his class. He then traveled to the United States to complete his post-graduate training. He completed his internship, residency, and fellowship in the state of Illinois. Dr. Behara joined the U.S. Air Force in 1978, serving for four years and was honorably discharged. In 1978 he became board certified in Internal Medicine and was board certified in Gastroenterology in 1981. He co-founded South Texas Gastroenterology in McAllen, Texas in 1992. He was also one of the co-founders of Doctors Hospital at Renaissance. Dr. Behara has over 35 years of experience in Gastroenterology. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).