Dr Ziad completed his medical education from Damascus University Medical College in 1988. Then moved to United States of America to do his Residency and post-graduation training in General Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan. Then in 1994, Dr Ziad became an American Board-Certified in Paediatrics, followed with 2 years of practice in Kentucky, as a Clinical Professor Associated with University of Kentucky. Dr Ziad moved back to Michigan and joined the paediatric team at Botsford Hospital as an Assistant Clinical Professor associated with Michigan State University for 16 years, with extensive experience in outpatient and inpatient paediatric care, and teaching of medical students and residents through their paediatric rotation. Dr Ziad moved back to Syria for 3 years and successfully established a Paediatric Clinic and 2 Private Hospitals as a joined-efforts with other specialists. He then moved to Dubai in 2012 and has been working as a Consultant Paediatrician and Medical Director of one of the established clinics in Dubai Marina and currently at Kings College Hospital, Dubai Dr Ziad is a member of the American Board of Paediatrics and has a Fellow membership with American Academy of Paediatrics (FAAP), and American Medical Association (AMA). Among his many honorary awards, Dr Ziad was the recipient of the CME Education Award from AAP, and the Endorsement of Medical Ethics Award by AMA, and the Instructor Resident Award by MSU.