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Dr Mahmoud Alkholany is a consultant in pain medicine and Anaesthesia at Liverpool University Hospitals.
Dr Alkholany is privileged to have gained his training and experience across three different health care systems.
He qualified in 2005 from a prestigious medical school in Cairo, Egypt at Ain Shams University. He then finished the residency program in Anaesthesia, Critical care and Pain medicine and gained a masters of science in Anaesthesia. After that, he was appointed as a teaching assistant in the University.
He moved to Saudi Arabia in 2011 where he worked for 2 years between the independent sector and King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah.
He moved to the UK in 2013 where he carried on with further training at Newcastle University Hospitals until he moved to Manchester in 2015 where he worked as senior clinical fellow at Manchester University Hospitals then joined the national training program.
During his training, he was privileged to receive his pain training between prestigious institutes in the Northwest region of England at Manchester University Hospitals, Lancashire teaching Hospitals, Salford Royal Hospital and the Walton centre.
He gained fellowship of the royal college of anaesthetists FRCA, European diploma of intensive care EDIC and fellowship of the faculty of pain medicine FFPMRCA. He also gained a postgraduate certificate in medical education from Edge Hill University as part of his interest in supporting undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.
He was appointed as Honorary Lecturer at Manchester University for his contribution to undergraduate medical education and also he holds the role of lead for Year 4 medical education at Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals in addition to his various contributions to postgraduate medical education.
Dr Alkholany likes and practices squash, running, cycling and swimming and is a keen reader. He is a true believer that happiness lies in simplicity, kindness and inclusivity.
Areas of interest
His areas of interest in Pain medicine are:
Musculoskeletal pain arising from large joints (hips, knees and shoulders) and spine
Neuropathic pain disorders
Fibromyalgia, CFS, ME
Headache and facial pain disorders
His areas of interest in Anaesthesia are:
Airway, ENT and Max Fax
Regional anaesthesia and Orthopaedics
In pain medicine, Dr Alkholany adopts a holistic approach aiming at improving quality of life and regaining functionality of his patients. Within that approach, he applies interventional procedures and pharmacologic management as indicated hand in hand with the help of physiotherapy and pain psychology whenever indicated to achieve optimum outcomes for his patients and help them to regain the quality of life they are aspiring to. He also adopts a trauma informed care to his patients whenever there is an element of psychologic trauma as part of the chronic pain disorder.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Pain medicine and Anaesthesia at Liverpool University Hospitals
Dr Alkholany likes and practices squash, running, cycling and swimming and is a keen reader. He’s a true believer that happiness lies in simplicity, kindness and inclusivity.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Native or bilingual
Wong D, Harris S, Moonesinghe S et al. Cancelled operations: a 7-day cohort study of planned adult inpatient surgery in 245 UK National Health Service hospitals. British journal of Anaesthesia 121 (2018) pp. 730-738.
Clayton R, Alkholany M. Anaesthesia for obesity surgery. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine 18 (2017) pp. 477–80.
Alkholany M, Rogers T. Malignant Hyperpyrexia: A Quality Improvement Project. Vol. 35, e-Supplement 56, European Journal of Anaesthesiology. 2018. P.354-355.
Alkholany M, Mahmoud M. Thrombocytopenia in obstetric patients. Vol. 34, e-Supplement 55, European Journal of Anaesthesiology. 2017. P. 100.
Alkholany M, Mcconnell H. Blood culture sampling from peripheral
Stab. Vol. 72(Suppl.3), Anaesthesia. 2017. P.71.
Alkholany M, Abdelghani M. Peri-operative pain management for major abdominal surgery in arthrogryposis multi-plex congenita. Vol.72(Suppl.3), Anaesthesia. 2017. P.71.
- Master of science in Anaesthesia MSc Ain Shams University 2010
- Fellowship of Royal College of Anaesthetists FRCA Royal College of Anaesthetists 2016
- European Diploma of Intensive care EDIC European society of critical care medicine 2017
- Fellowship of faculty of pain medicine Faculty of pain medicine 2021
- Postgraduate certificate in medical education Edge Hill University 2020
Reference number 7296973
Details of entry to specialist register
- Entered on specialist registry in Anaesthesia, 2021
Affiliations / memberships
Member of RCOA
Member of FPM
Member of ESRA/ASRA
Member of Association of Anaesthetists
Member of RAUK
Member of DAS
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Dr Mahmoud Alkholany