Dr. Shakir has over a decade of clinical experience as a physician. He has completed M.B.B.S from Govt. Medical College in Calicut, India and undergone a basic certification course in Palliative Medicine under WHO Demonstration Project. He obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine from Edith Cowan University, Australia. Prior to Joining Aster Medical Centre, Dr. Sakir worked as a Resident Family Physician, Medical Director in the Ministry of Health, KSA. He has also undergone special training organised by Ministry of Health KSA such as Acute Respiratory Tract Diseases in Children, Tuberculosis pathology Control and treatment, Bronchial Asthma and Lung Diseases, Commonly Encountered diseases on Hajj, Acupuncture and acupressure. He has also achieved some special training in Basic Life Support, Hajj Critical Medical Care Medicine (FCCP) in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Shakir is proficient in English, Arabic, Hindi, Urdu and Malayalam.