Dr. Suliman was born in Syria and had lived in France for the first five years of his life. His family emigrated to the united states in 1991. He grew up in Northern California. Dr. Suliman spent a total of 8 years in the US Navy. He served in Japan, three years in Tennessee and the remaining two years in California. He resigned as a Lieutenant Commander. When Dr. Suliman is away from work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, teaching them to ski and snowboard.
He enjoys swimming, reading and enjoys learning the Mandolin and Composer keyboard with his oldest daughter.