Originally from Alexandria, Egypt, Dr Guirgius undertook and completed his Australian Medical Council Qualification in Melbourne from 1996- 1999.

He then relocated to Far North Queensland, completing his fellowship in 2001. Dr Guirgius has lived in Queensland for 18 years and has worked at Port Village and Mossman Medical Centres since 2000.

His particular interest in medicine is skin cancer and skin cancer surgery.

In his spare time Dr Guirgius enjoys exploring the hiking trails of Cairns and the Douglas Shire.