After my medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine Alexandria University in Alexandria,Egypt in 1968,I did my internship at the University Medical Center at Princeton,NJ(1969-1970).. I then did a year of general surgery residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Newark,NJ(1970-1971). This was followed by my 3 years of urology residency at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville,PA(1971-1974). I then practiced urology for 31 years in Palatka,FL where I was on the staff of Putnam Community Medical Center. I am now an Honorary Staff Member.