Certified of Primary Natural Sciences, Cairo University, 1971. Bachelor in Dental Surgery, Cairo University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Victoria University Manchester, England, 1981.
Master in Dental Surgery, National University Ireland, 1991.
Demonstrator King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, 1975-1976, assistant professor Saudi Arabia, 1982-1983, associate professor Saudi Arabia, 1983-1999, full professor Saudi Arabia, since 1999. Senior house officer Turner Dental School, Manchester, England, 1977-1982. Registrar King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 1982-1983, senior registrar faculty of dentistry, 1983-1985, consultant since 1985.
Science board oral and maxillofacial surgery, Arab Board Medical Specialties, Damascus, Syria, 1996. Member dental science board Saudi Council for Health Specialties, Riyadh, 1998.
Member Saudi Dental Association.
Married Galila Faisal Zaher, January 15, 1966. Children: Galila, Lotfy, Mahmoud.