Dr Asad completed his MBBCH at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1995 and received various scholarships including the Anglo-American Chairman’s Fund scholarship, University scholarship and MESAB scholarship. He completed his internship in Johannesburg and entered general practice where he completed the Fellowship in Family Practice from the college of medicine of South Africa. He spent a year as a Registrar in Anaesthetics and completed a Diploma in Anaesthesia. Registered as a specialist family physician in South Africa. Dr Asad is a keen researcher and was involved in clinical trial research across wide range of disease entities.
He has special interests in chronic disease management, sports medicine, research, disaster management, surgical procedures, acupuncture and family medicine