He holds MBBS and MD (Pharmacology) degree. He is Professor in Pharmacology at the Faculty of Unani Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He is also a member of the Unani Pharmacopoeia Committee, Ministry of AYUSH (Indian Systems of Medicine), GOI and member of the Governing Body of National Institute of Unani Medicine, Bangalore.
In addition to experimental and clinical pharmacology of Traditional Medicines; Metaphysics, Falsafa (Traditional Islamic Philosophy) and Philosophy of Science are his other areas of interest. His philosophic works have been published in prestigious journals and books.