Abdul graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 1995. Following a successful 11 year career in general practice in New Zealand and Australia, Abdul completed Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent) in Endodontics at the University of Otago.
Abdul practiced as a specialist endodontist in Melbourne before choosing to return to NZ in 2010 and setting up The Endodontic Practice in Highland Park, Auckland.
Abdul has been an executive member of ADA for the last 7 years. Abdul is also the facilitator for the Auckland branch of NZDA Graduate Professional Development Program for the last 6 years. Abdul is one of the founding members and executive committee member of Smiles for The Pacific (SFTP), a Newton Wickham Auckland Dental Association Trust charity. Abdul carries out lectures, seminars and hands on courses in New Zealand and Fiji. Currently Abdul is also the Key Opinion Leader in Endodontics for Henry Schein Shalfoon.
Abdul enjoys cooking and most forms of sports, but his passion lies in hunting and fishing.