Graduated from Cairo University Medical School in 1998. Appointed as a Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Cairo University Hospitals 2000-2003 where he concomitantly completed an MSc. He was appointed as Assistant Lecturer, then Lecturer, in Cardiothoracic Surgery from 2004-2007 where he completed his Medical Doctorate (MD) degree. He moved to the UK in 2007 and successfully completed the Fellowship examination of the RCS (Eng). He was awarded the prestigious Ethicon Fellowship from the SCTS and pursued advanced training in aortic valve and root repair at Hôpital Universitaires St. Luc in Brussels under the mentorship of Prof El- Khoury. He held a Heart Research UK fellowship at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (LHCH) in 2016, and was appointed as a Consultant Cardiac and Aortic Surgeon at LHCH in 2017.