Dr Basil Almahdi qualified as a medical doctor in 1997. He is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at the Whittington Hospital where he currently practices covering both Acute and Chronic pain management. He also works in Highgate Private Hospital, Bupa Cromwell Hospital with practising privileges at The Wellington and St Jones and St Elizabeth Hospitals. He is a member of the Complex Spine London team and London International Patients Service team
He has numerous publications and has lectured nationally and internationally in his subject. His special interests are the minimally invasive treatment of problems caused by degenerative spinal disease including chronic lower back pain, disc herniation, radiculopathies, and Facet degeneration. He has a special interest in managing chronic pain syndromes and is also interested in the treatment of post-operative pain, neuropathic pain, and Cannabis-based Medicine.
Dr Almahdi is bilingual, also speaking Arabic fluently. He takes pride in his holistic approach to patient care, allowing patients to make considered decisions and agree a treatment plan. His emphasis on educating patients empowers patients to manage their pain in the best possible way.