Dr. Nigam obtained his medical degree in 1979 from G.S.V.M. Medical College, Kanpur University, India and his MD in Internal Medicine from the same institution in 1983. His career brought him from India via Iran to the UAE, where he has been working for over 10 years as the Chief Medical Officer in the Fujairah Port Clinic and for several years as a trusted private practitioner in Ras Al Khaimah. He is a trained Diabetologist and has vast experience in this specialty. He is also a management representative for ISO 9002, and has been working as a technical expert for Lloyd’s Quality Assurance and British Standards Institute. Furthermore, he has been instrumental in the coordination of high-level medical conferences and very successfully manages the Continuing Medical Education Program of RAK Hospital.