Dr Sarwar hails from Lahore. After graduating from King Edward Medical College in 2005, he went to Australia to undertake further training. He worked across many tertiary care reputable institutions and was awarded fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Physician (FRACP) in 2016 in General Medicine followed by dual fellowship in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine. He continues to hold consultant physician position in a tertiary care hospital in Newcastle, NSW, Australia. He has also worked in private specialist clinic along with private hospitals during his stay in Australia.