Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University Baghdad, 1970. DIM&H, University London, 1986.
Registrar (honorary), University Wales, Cardiff, 1979-1983; specialist internal medicine, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) Medical Center, 1983-1984; specialist internal medicine, Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh, 1984-1987; consultant infectious diseases, Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh, since 1987.
Member Royal College Physicians Ireland, American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, American Society Microbiology, Association Professional in Infection Control and Epidemiology.
Married Adeba Nassir Al-Adhadh, February 2, 1973. Children: Ahmed, Farrah, Heba.