Dr Abdullah graduated from Almustansyria Medical College, Baghdad, Iraq, in 1989, and practised general medicine until 1993 when he was accepted for postgraduate study in the Iraqi Board of Internal Medicine. He gained experience in different fields of internal medicine which includes prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases.
In 1998 he became a Fellow in Internal Medicine from the Iraqi Board of Medical Specializations and from that time has worked as a specialist internist skilled in the management of multisystem diseases for both hospitalised and ambulatory patients. He joined Mediclinic in December, 2011.
Dr. Abdullah is a member of the American College of Physicians.