Dr. Obaid graduated from Damascus Medical School, Syria in 1969. He came to the United States where he completed his internship and his Internal Medicine residency at Mercy Hospital, Chicago, Illinois in 1974. Dr. Obaid completed a pulmonary fellowship at Veterans Administration Hospital, Loyola University, Chicago, in 1976.
Dr. Obaid then moved to Eau Claire where he established his practice. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Pulmonary Medicine and the American Board of Critical Care Medicine.