Dr.Abdelkarim obtained a medical degree in 2001, attending the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tunis El Manar,Tunisia.
Previously, Dr.Abdelkarim served as a specialist at the plastic surgery department at Al Ameen Hospital in Jeddah, between 2010 and 2014, before joining DSFH in 2015. Prior to his work in Saudi Arabia, he interned at the faculty of medicine at the university of Tunis El Manar from 2001 to 2003, and went on to serve as a resident in at the faculty of medicine at the same university from 2003 to 2008. After that, he held a position on the teaching staff and taught medical students as an assistant lecturer of in 2008 for a year. In addition, Dr.Abdelkarim served as a specialist at the plastic surgery department at the Military Hospital Tunis in 2008 and later at the INOKS Hospital in Tunis in 2009, before moving to Saudi Arabia in 2010.
A Member of Tunisian Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisian Ministry of Health, 2008.
A Member of Tunisian Society of Hand Surgery, 2009.
Awarded the Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine, American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, 2012.