Bachelor Medicine and Surgery, Mosul (Iraq) University, 1974. Doctor Pediatrics, University College, Dublin, Ireland, 1979.
House officer, senior house officer Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq, 1974-1975. Medical officer Iraqi Military, 1975-1977. Pediatric assistant PSSI, Al-Khoms, Libya, 1977-1978.
Clinical assistant Our Lady's Hospital, Dublin, 1978-1979. Pediatric registrar, senior registrar, consultant Ministry of Health, Kuwait, 1980-1990. Assistant professor pediatrics Sadam Faculty Medicine, Baghdad, 1991, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, 1991-1992, associate professor pediatrics, 1992-1996, professor, chairman pediatrics, since 1997.
Chairman Neurosci. Department King Abdulla University Hospital, since 2002. Member faculty medicine science committee. Medical director Princess Rahma Teaching Hospital, since 1998.
Fellow Royal College Physicians Edinburgh. Member Arab Neurosci. Society, Royal College Physicians London, European Pediat.
Married Nisreen Al-Derzi, July 5, 1978. Children: Aseel, Anas, Areej, Ansam.