Following completion of a bachelor in Immunology at Kings College London, and his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Khartoum, he went on to complete a Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Hannover, Germany – achieving a Magna Cum Laude. This was followed by completion of his General Professional training in internal medicine at the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. He went on to train in Microbiology and infection at one of the largest hospitals in the United Kingdom – Bart’s Health and is a fellow of both the Royal College of Pathologists and The Royal college of Physicians.
He was appointed as a consultant in Microbiology and Infection at Broomfield Hospital and the St. Andrews Burns and Plastics hospital and progressed to become the clinical lead for Pathology– helping redesign the service for the population of Essex and upgrading the laboratory introducing molecular diagnostics and achieving ISO 15189. He also established a hospital at home service to provide management of infections to the local population.
He remains an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University, London, with many publications in highly reputable journals and is involved with teaching and research.