Sathish graduated as an Occupational Therapist from the Tamil Nadu MGR University, Chennai, India in 2001 and completed a Master of Occupational Therapy (Musculoskeletal condition) from the Manipal University, India in 2004. He has worked as an Assistant Professor and Senior Occupational Therapist in India for three years. He moved to Australia and worked in Public hospitals and ran his own private hand therapy clinics in Hervey Bay for nine years. In 2015, Sathish was successful in completing the Hand Therapy Certification Exam (CHT) and was accepted as a Full Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association. Sathish joined EKCO specialising in hand and upper limb rehabilitation in 2017.