Dr Salah has previously worked in the UK since 1994, where he received his MRCP. He has been actively involved in research programs related to diabetes and obesity, since 1995.
He was awarded an MSc. in Neuroendocrinology in 1996 at Imperial College, University of London, and a CCST (UK) in Diabetes and Endocrinology.
He continued his clinical and academic work at Hammersmith Hospital and was granted a Ph.D. degree by 2001. Since then, he has worked extensively in the field of diabetes and endocrinology at several hospitals in the UK: London University Hospital, St. Thomas Hospital, and the Brighton University Hospital.
He continued his practice in different positions in the UAE from November 2011 until September 2021. He currently works as a Senior Consultant, Diabetes and Endocrine, and Head of Diabetes and Endocrine Department in University Hospital Sharjah, and Professor, University of Sharjah.
Dr Salah has published many articles in journals recognized by international peers and has been an editor to many journals. He has received personal invitations as a key speaker at international conferences, and top meetings for diabetes.
He is a member of the British Endocrine Society, Diabetes UK, European Society of Diabetes, American Diabetes Association, Association of American College of Endocrinologists, and Emirates Diabetes Society.