Dr. Riaz is an MBBS with a master’s in Public Health and has over a decade of experience as a General Physician. He started his career with the Pakistan Navy as a staff surgeon, eventually becoming the commanding officer at PNS Rahat for four years. He then went on to become the officer in command at CMH Malir and after working there for two years he moved on to become the Director Training at the Post Graduate Armed Forces Institution for two years. He also worked internationally for four years as the staff surgeon for the Royal Navy of Oman. Currently he is the CEO of Hamdard University Hospital.