Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Kuwait University, 1978. Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences, Kuwait University, 1980. Doctor of Medicine, Kuwait University, 1983.
Resident in pediatrics, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) Armed Forces Hospital, 1984-1986;
registrar in pediatrics, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) Armed Forces Hospital, 1986-1988;
fellow in inborn errors of metabolism and endocrine system, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, 1988-1990;
consultant in pediatric inborn errors, Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, since 1991. Postdoctoral fellow in molecular genetics Northwestern University, Chicago, 1995. Postdoctoral fellow in clinical biochemistry and molecular genetics Yale University, New Haven, 1995-1996.
Member ethical research committee Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, since 1996.
Fellow Royal College Physicians, American College Medical Genetics. Member Society Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Society Inherited Metabolic Disorder, American Society Human Genetics.