Dr Karim is a Consultant Intensivist in Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care & Research Centre SQCCCRC. He has an experience of over 25 years in the field of Critical Care Medicine. Dr Karim has completed his training in Egypt, Cairo University Hospitals. There, he was awarded an MSc and MD in Critical Care Medicine. In the UK, He was awarded the degree of Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Nottingham. He has authored/co-authored 19 scientific papers and written 2 book chapters. Dr Karim has worked as a Consultant Intensivist for 9 years in King Hamad University Hospital in the Kingdom of Bahrain. There he was appointed as a Program Director of Saudi Board of Critical Care Medicine residency training program. He was also appointed as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Arabian Gulf University.