Degree, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1977.
Head Nephrology Division, Department Medicine, Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh, 1989—1994, 1994—1997. Director education & training Security Forces Hospital, 1991—1994. Chairman residency training committee King Saud University, 1997—2002.
Chairman department medicine Medical School, King Khalid University Hospital, 1996—2002. In-charge King Fahad Medical City, 2001—2002, director general, 2002—2004. Cultural attache Royal Embassy Saudi Arabia, Ottawa, Canada, 2006—2008, Ontario, Canada, 2006—2008.
Vice president development & quality King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University of Health Sciences, Riyadh, since 2008.
Fellow: Royal College of Physicians (England), Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh), American College of Physicians, American College Angiology. Member: European Society Organ Transplantation, Ontario Medical Society, European Dialysis Transplantation Association, American Society Nephrology, Pan-Arab Society Nephrology, American National Kidney Foundation, International Society Nephrology.
Married Awatif Alam.