Ghanem was educated in Egypt and qualified in 1968, Mansoura University, Egypt.
He gained postgraduate experience in UK where he was promoted in posts up to
the consultant level. He practiced as consultant Urologist in UK, Saudi Arabia
and Egypt. During his career he reported over 60 articles. He discovered two
new types of vascular shocks, proved that one physiological law is wrong and
provided an alternative. He resolved the puzzles of 3 clinical syndromes; TURP
syndrome, the LPHS and ARDS. He is now on an editorial board member of many
journals while he is happily retired in Egypt.