Professor & Dr Mohamed Sakel
Professor & Dr Mohamed Sakel, FRCP is Director of Service and sole Consultant Physician in Neuro-rehabilitation Medicine for East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Sakel leads this specialist Neuro-rehabilitation Service, which provides multi-disciplinary team clinical care for a 19-bedded In-patient Unit supporting complex neurological cases. In addition, he provides Out-patient clinic services for people living with long term neurological conditions that require specialist spasticity treatment. Dr Sakel leads the Cross Specialty Research Team at East Kent and is Principal Investigator for a variety of research studies including balance using robotics and an innovative trial of home-based EEG neurofeedback for neuropathic pain. Dr Sakel is the Chair of Kent Brain Injury Foundation Charity and is recognised as a key opinion leader with over 50 publications focused on improving neuro-rehabilitation care. Dr Sakel is an appointed Reviewer Editor for the Rehabilitation in Neurological Conditions section of Frontiers journal. Dr Sakel has received national and local awards for exceptional service and research in the NHS and wider communities.