Syed Muhammad Ali is a Consultant General Surgeon in Hamad Medical Corporation, and Assistant Professor in Clinical Surgery in Weill Cornell Medical School in Qatar. He graduated from Sindh Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan with honors and finished his residency in General Surgery from Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Karachi. He earned his fellowship in General Surgery from College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan and worked as Assistant Professor in Surgery in Baqai Medical University, Pakistan. He is a member of Royal College of Surgeons, England and holds the fellowship in General Surgery from Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He got his fellowship in Colorectal Surgery from European Board of Medical Specialties. He is also a fellow of American College of Surgeons.
He has interest in rectal cancers and fistula in ano along with hernia surgery. He is an excellent academician and received many awards for his best teaching. He has many publications under his name and reviewer of many journals.