Mazin Al‑Khafaji started his education in Iraq and the UK. He studied traditional and modern Chinese Medicine in 1979. Based on his Chinese knowledge he studied Internal Medicine at the Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine where he made his Doctor in Chinese Medicine in 1987.
Today he is recognised as one of the leading specialists in the field of dermatology and Chinese herbal medicine. He is a well-known clinician and works also as a teacher at conferences all over the world.
He is the founder of the Avicenna Centre of Chinese Medicine (www.avicenna.co.uk), which is dedicated to furthering the integrated practice and study of Chinese Medicine.