Dr. Arabi obtained Internal Medicine Training at Wayne State University, Detroit, USA; Chief Medical Resident at the same institution. He obtained pulmonary and critical care training at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. In 1998, he joined King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is currently the Chairman of Intensive Care Department and Medical Director, Respiratory Services. He is a professor at King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh; Chairman of Saudi Critical Care Trials Group. He received multiple grants; principal investigator of several clinical trials. Furthermore, he has more than 300 publications including articles in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Lancet, Intensive Care Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. He is currently an Associate Editor for Intensive Care Medicine and a reviewer of a number of international journals and granting agencies. He has also received several international awards.