Dr Al Aboud joined the medical college in King Abdul-Aziz in Jeddah, where he graduated with an MBBS degree in 1993. In 1999, he passed the Arab board examination after having spent 4 years training in Assir Central Hospital, Abha, Saudi Arabia.
• He also passed the Saudi and Jordanian dermatology boards and is active in many dermatological societies
• He has authored or co-authored more than 50 publications in dermatology
• He is teaching postgraduate Dermatology Board candidates. He is also a member of the Editorial and Advisory Boards of many Dermatology Journals
• In 2008, Dr Al Aboud received the 28th Samuel J Zakon Prize, which is granted annually by the History of Dermatology Society