Vikram Jawanda is a cardiac surgeon and is married to Council member Parminder Jawanda. He has three children, Jaswant, Rajpal, and Sukhvinder. He and his family are Sikhs.

He performed quadruple-bypass surgery on Howard Mollison after his first heart attack.

He is considered very attractive, particularly by Samantha Mollison, who believes that he and Parminder had an arranged marriage.