Dr Allam graduated from and underwent specialist training at the University of Cairo where he also obtained his PhD. During his 14 year career he has received various trainings in general neurosurgery, tumours, complex spine and paediatric neurosurgery, and neuro-traumatology from hospitals in Germany, Egypt and the USA. Dr Allam started his career in Egypt in 2004, and has performed in the region of 2,500 surgeries since then. Prior to his joining to Mediclinic, he spent a few years in a governmental hospital in Al Ain. Dr Allam is a member of the CNS (USA), AO Spine (Switzerland), and the Emirates Medical Association.