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Dr Bassam Alchi, PhD FRCP is a Consultant Nephrologist at the BMI Princess Margaret Hospital, Royal Berkshire Hospital and Wexham Park Hospital.
He qualified with distinction from Mosul University/Iraq in 1991. He was awarded a scholarship from Japanese Ministry of Education, which allowed him to complete his PhD on kidney transplant rejection at Niigata University/Japan in 2006.
He trained on all aspects of general nephrology at Cambridge University Hospitals. He also spent time at Queen Elizabeth Hospital/Birmingham and the Lister Hospital. He has particular interest in glomerular diseases. He is the clinical lead for glomerulonephritis and APKD services at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.
He has strong interest in clinical research . He has been principle investigator of several clinical trials. He has published over 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has written chapter in the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology.
Areas of interest
General Nephrology, Chronic kidney disease; Diabetic nephropathy; Hypertension; Acute kidney injury; Urinary abnormalities; Nephrotic syndrome; Renal lupus and vasculitus; Recurrent kidney stones; Kidney transplant; Peritoneal & haemodialysis
Current NHS consultant posts held
- Royal Berkshire Hospital
- Frimley Park Hospital
- King Edward Hospital
- Windsor Dialysis Unit
Glomerular diseases, haemodialysis
Singing and spending time with family
Clinical Excellence awards
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Native or bilingual
- Japanese - Basic
Published a chapter on antiphospholipid syndrome in the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology
Further publications can be found in this link:
Courses offered to GPs
Chronic Kidney Disease
Acute Kidney Injury
Renal Replacement Therapy
- Fellow of Higher Education Academy Cambridge Univeristy 2011
- MRCP (Neph) Royal College of Physicians 2010
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians (London) 2007
- MD Arab Board of Internal Medicine 2000
- PhD Niigata University, Japan 2006
- MBChB Mosul University 1991
Reference number 6121410
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT in Nephrology, 2011
Affiliations / memberships
Member of Renal Association since 2008
Member of the European Society of Nephrology
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Fellow of Higher Education Academy
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.