Dr. Alaa received his primary medical degree (MBCHB) in the year 2004 from The College of Medicine at University of Mosul, Iraq. He later acquired (C.A.B.M.) certification in Internal Medicine from the Arab Board of Medical Specialization in the year 2013. He has over 11 years of experience of working in Iraq before moving to Oman. He was a 1st Rank holder in MBBS and has several honours and distinctions to his credit including youth award and several appreciation letters. He has acquired Membership of Royal College of Physicians from the UK, London College "MRCP (UK) London". He has attended several symposiums, CME & CPD programs to update himself and keep abreast with the latest technology. He was also a lecturer in Department of Medicine at University of Mosul, Iraq. Being an Arabic speaker, his contribution to the Department of Internal Medicine is very valuable.