Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae, Garyonis University, 1985. Master of Science, Liverpool (England) University, 1990. Diploma Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Royal College Physicians, London, 1990.
Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1996.
Resident in medicine, Garyonis U., Benghazi, Libya, 1985-1987; registrar in medicine, Garyonis U., Benghazi, Libya, 1987-1988; senior registrar, Garyonis U., Benghazi, 1988-1989; senior registrar, Liverpool U., 1989-1990; clinical and research fellow, U. Hospital, Malmö, Sweden, 1991-1996; gastroenterologist, physician, U. Hospital, Malmö, Sweden, since 1996.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, European Association of the Study of the Liver.
Married Samia Elgiziari, August 3, 1989. Three children.