Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Glasgow University, 1981. Diploma Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Royal College of Physicians, 1992. Master of Science Immunology, Birmingham University, 1992.
Senior house officer Leeds General Infantry, England, 1985. Registrar in medicine Preston Royal Infantry, England, 1985-1986. Fellow in medicine King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1989-1994.
Consultant immunologist Riyadh Military Hospital, since 1994, King Fahad Military Medical Complex, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1989-1991, 93-94, others. Visiting immunology University Birmingham, England, 1991-1993.
Member New York Academy of Sciences, British Universities Alumni Group.
Married Rokiyah Abdullah Al-Agla. Children: Najla, Rasha.