Doctor of Medicine, Faculty Medicine King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 1989. Master of Science in Pediatric Surgery, Mc Master University Faculty Health & Science, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2004.
Resident general surgery King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, 1990—1996, fellow pediatric surgery, 1997—2007, associate Consultant Pediatric Surgeon, 2001—2002, consultant pedriatic surgeon, since 2002, director pediatric surgery, 2002—2005, chairman departmental mortalio & morbidity committee Saudi Arabia, since 2004. Fellow pediatric surgery Mc Master University Faculty Health & Science, 2000—2001.
Member of International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, Arab Saudi Association Pediatric Surgeons(Riyadh), Canadian Association Pediatric Surgeon.
Married Eman Mussa Muhanna, 1992. Children: Yousef Zakaria, Doha Zakaria, Basil Zakaria, Mohammad Zakaria, Yaser Zakaria.