A native of Skikda, Algeria, Himed Kherbache M.D. attended Medical School in Algiers in 1974 and obtained a MD degree in 1981. He completed a Neurosurgery residency in Mustapha University Hospital in 1986. He practiced Neurosurgery in Tizi-Ouzou and Algiers (CHU Zemirli) before moving to the United States of America in 1994. He obtained his Board-Certification in Nuclear Medicine in 2004, and currently holds a State of California license. He completed his postgraduate education in the Oregon Health Science University (OHSU) of Portland, Oregon where he did an Internship in Surgery and a fellowship in Neuro-Oncology.