Bachelor of Medicine BCh, University Wales, 1964. Doctor of Tropical Medicine and Health, Liverpool School Tropical Medical, 1965. Diploma in Child Health, Royal Colleges, London, 1972.
Diploma in Tropical Child Health, University Liverpool, 1971.
Resident in medicine, Royal Guent Hospital, Wales, 1964-1965; resident in pediatrics, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Aden, 1966-1967; resident in pediatrics, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, England, 1970-1971; specialist, Infectious Diseases Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 1967-1969; pediatrician, Lebanese Hospital, Jeddah, 1972-1979; pediatrician, medical director, Bugshan General Hospital, Jeddah, 1980-1987; pediatrician, Doctor Hassan Badrek Clinics, Jeddah, since 1988. Consultant pediatrician Al Salama Hospital, Jeddah, 1991-1993.
Founding partner, director planning and management Bugshan General Hospital, 1976-1987. Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (local secretary since 1985), American Academy Pediatrics, International Society Tropical Pediatrics (standing committee). Member Royal College Pediatricians and Child Health, British Medical Association, International Pediatrics Association, Consultative Council Saudi Pediatric Association.
Married; four children.