Born in Libya, Dr. Al-Bekai moved with his family to Edmonton at the age of 2. During his early years, he was very active in sports and science, and as a result of his background, Dr. Al-Bekai is very passionate about his work.
Dr. Al-Bekai attended the University of Alberta where he graduated with honors receiving a bachelor’s degree in Physics and Genetics. He then moved to Chicago to attend the Illinois College of Optometry where he graduated in 2004. During his time there, he worked with numerous ophthalmologists as an intern and later as a resident. As a student, Dr. Al-Bekai volunteered with VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) to visit underprivileged countries and perform free eye exams.
In his spare time, Dr. Al-Bekai loves spending time with his wife and four children, and enjoys staying active through various sports. He is currently practicing full time in with FYidoctors in Camrose Alberta.