Hassan Haidar Ahmad is Lebanese and gained his medical degree at the Lebanese University in 2006. He trained for his Diploma of Microscopic and Endoscopic Surgery of the Base of Skull at Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France from 2009 to 2011 and also received his Diploma of specialization in Otolaryngology from the Lebanese University in 2011. In 2013 he obtained his Diploma of advanced specialization in Otolaryngology (DFMS/AFS) from Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France and also completed his Sub-specialization Fellowship (Otology - Neurotology) at Nord University Central Hospital, APHM, Marseille, France. He is currently Consultant in ENT, Head and Neck Surgery at Hamad Medical Corporation in Qatar and Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology at the Medical College of Weill Cornell University. He is also the program director of the Otology fellowship program at Hamad Medical Corporation in Qatar.