Dr Malek graduated with honours from the University of Sydney in 1987. In 1997 he attained admission into the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons by successfully completing the primary and secondary examinations.
Dr Malek is a member of Australian Dental Association, a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists and the Australian Orthodontic Board. Dr Malek is an international member of the American Association of Orthodontics, the World Federation of Orthodontists and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.
Dr Malek has published Research and Clinical papers in Orthodontic Journals both in Australia and the United States (American Journal Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics and the Australian Orthodontic Journal).