Dr Mohamed Sakel

Director and Consultant Physician

Dr Mohamed Sakel ( FRCP, UK) is the Director and Consultant Physician of a Specialist Neuro-Rehabilitation Service in East Kent University Hospital in UK since 2003 as the Founding Director. He led clinical services and international researches in stroke, brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis, spinal injury, leadership, service developments and charity leading to 75 international publications.

He founded and led the clinical service of Spasticity management and Botulinum toxin since 2003. He was Principal investigator 6 research projects ranging from multinational RCT to investigator initiated single site funded by PhD programme. He conducted and published first study on audit, re-audit and Patient satisfaction on this topic in the world. He is just about complete the Patient Experience research on Spasticity & botulinum toxin, first ever study on this anywhere in the world.

He led research with Robotics (multi-national as well as Investigator initiated within UK) that attracted widespread media coverage in the UK:

The Times




He was elected member of Medical Academic Staff Committee of British Medical Association for 2 terms in 2012 & 2013. He was Director of R & D of a University hospital 2008-2012 along with a Board Member of the EKHUFT University Hospital and the Regional NIHR board CLRN for Kent Sussex & Surrey.

He regularly speaks in International medical conferences & gives interviews to TV in Bangladesh & abroad to enhance global collaboration to improve standards of medical care. Canada TV:


He is the Chairman of a Medical charity, Kent Brain Injury Foundation. Long Covid in Bangladesh: Covid-19 leaves long-term impact on survivors - The New Nation (thedailynewnation.com) The large multinational study was published in

BMJ Global Health in 2021. https://gh.bmj.com/content/6/12/e006838

He is an Associate Editor for the Rehabilitation in Neurological Conditions section of the Frontiers Open Science platform and publishing journal since January 2022.