Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 1993.
General practice Saudi Aramco Medical Services Organization, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1995—1997, neurosurgeon, since 2003. Head neurospinal unit SAMSO, Arabian American Oil Company, Dhahran, since 2005.
Fellow: Royal College Surgeons Canada. Member: American Association Neurological Surgeons.
Married Arwa Ruwaid Al-Akkad, 2006. Children: Abdulelah Salah, Alhasan Salah.