Professor of Medical Mission 
Global Health & Family Medicine Specialist
International Experience:  Bahrain, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Haiti, Mexico, Morroco, Philippines, Sudan, USA





  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Ostepathic Medicine, Rowan University (UMDNJ), Stratford, NJ, USA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Medical Fellowships & Training

  • Hospital Administration Business Development Conference, Edward O'French
  • Leading Quality Improvement: Essentials for Managers, Institute for Healthcare Improvement Distance Learning, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • National Institute for Residency Program Director Development, San Antonio, TX and Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Executive Health Resources Physician Advisor Training Institute, Newtown Square, PA, USA

Medical Residency

  • Family Practice Residency, Department of Family Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA

Medical Internship

  • Osteopathic Medicine, Brookdale University Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Certifications & Recognitions

  • ABFM, Board Certified Family Physician since 1997
  • Medical License in the United States (NJ, PA, MD and KS), Kingdom of Bahrain (since 2010), Egypt (since 2014)
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Functional Medicine (DABFM)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practitioners (FAAFP)
  • Certification in Basic and Advanced Colposcopy
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certification in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Teaching Experiences

  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Campbell University, Lillington, NC, USA
  • Clinical Instructor of Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Clinical Instructor of Family Medicine, Inspira/UMH Family Medicine Residency Program, Woodbury, NJ, USA
  • Clinical Academic Liaison between American Hospital, Manama, Bahrain (AMH) and Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland Medical School, Bahrain

Teaching Specializations

  • Family Medicine
  • Global, Community & Public Health
  • Medical Mission
  • Educational Development in Healthcare

Professional Experience

  • Arobridge Medical International Consulting, MD, USA
  • Founding Board Member, Noor Al Alam Hospital, New Cairo, Egypt
  • Clinical Practice and Physician Training, Routine Family Medicine (Egypt, USA), Refugee Care (Egypt), Disaster Relief (Philippines)
  • Medical Consultant, US and International Electronic Health Records, Clinical Practice Guideline R&D
  • Contracting Consultant, Family Medicine Physician Team Leader, USAF, 78th Medical Squadron, Warner Robins AFB, GA
  • Docs Who Care, PA, Locum Tenens, rural Hospitals, USA
  • Assistant Chief of Medical Staff for Family Medicine and Medical Education, American Mission Hospital, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Physician Advisor, Clinical Peer Review, Executive Health Resources, Newtown Square, PA, USA
  • Student Health Physician and Medical Consultant, Rowan University Student Health, Glassboro, NJ, USA
  • Elmer Family Practice, Maple Shade, NJ, USA
  • Volunteer Physician, Esperanza Healthcare Center, Philadelphia, PA

Community Service

  • Disaster Medical Relief, Global Health Relief, Tacloban, Philippines
  • Population & Hospital Needs Assessment Research, Family Medicine Residency training, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Health and Disease Prevention, Community and Private Sector Outreach and Education, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Medical Mission work and local training, El Deleng, South Kordofan, Sudan
  • Training Lectures, Family Medicine, Harpur Memorial Hospital, Menouf, Egypt
  • Volunteer Medical Director, Elmer Ambulance Squad, Elmer, NJ, USA
  • Bicycle Safety Campaign, Summer Medical Institute, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Medical team, rural hospitals and clinics, Egypt
  • Childhood and Adult Immunization and Screening, Philadelphia, PA; Harlingen, TX; Matamoros, Mexico
  • Medical Missions project, San Juan de la Magnuana, Dominican Republic
  • Externship, Esperanza Health clinic, Philadelphia, PA
  • Externship, Indian Health Service, US Public Health, Navajo Indian Reservation, Winslow, AZ
  • Volunteer, Hands Together, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Membership in Academic & Professional Organizations

  • The American Academy of Family Physicians
  • The American Osteopathic Association
  • The American Medical Association
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Academy of Psychiatry
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility (former member)
  • New Jersey Medical Society (former member)
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians (former member)


  • English:  Native or bilingual proficiency
  • Arabic:  Native or bilingual proficiency
  • French: Professional proficiency
  • Spanish: Medical Spanish