Prof Quriaishi is a Consultant Otolaryngologist and a Hon Senior Lecturer at Sheffield University.

He has trained in Dublin, Nottingham and Toronto. He has also served roles as Training Programme Director in ENT and as a FRCS examiner in UK and at the European Board of Otolaryngology, Vienna. He is a former member of the Specialty Advisory Committee, UK, and Past-President of the Royal Society of Medicine (Laryngology & Rhinology section).

He received the 'Heinz Stammberger Award for Excellence in Teaching' by the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (MEAO-HNS) in 2019 and the American Academy Nikhil Bhatt International Public Service Award in 2020.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appointed him as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in June 2017.