Dr Ridha qualified with honours from the University of Wales College of Medicine. He obtained a postgraduate Doctorate of Medicine from Imperial College London focusing on cognitive neurology. He completed neurology training rotating via the National Hospital for Neurology (NHNN) and Neurosurgery, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, King’s College Hospital and Hurstwood Park Neurological Centre.
He joined Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals as a Consultant Neurologist in 2011 and UCL/NHNN in 2014 as an Honorary Senior Lecturer and Consultant Neurologist. He manages a wide range of neurological conditions including dementia, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and migraine including botulinum toxin injection treatment for chronic migraine.
- General neurology
- Cognitive disorders
- Multiple sclerosis
- Migraine (including treatment by botulinum injection)
- Dementia (in younger people)
Dr Ridha enjoys year round sea swimming and loves to travel, and spends time learning foreign languages.
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Basil Ridha at Nuffield Health
- Nerve blocks
postgraduate doctorate of medicine focused on the use of MRI scanning as a tool
for early diagnosis and monitoring progression in patients with Alzheimer’s
disease. Dr Ridha has been a co-investigator of several clinical trials investigating
the efficacy of potential disease-modifying therapies in patients with
- Royal College of Physicians
- Association of British Neurologists
- British Medical Association
- Medical Protection Society
Other posts held
- Honorary Consultant Neurologist at University Hospitals Sussex
- Honorary Consultant Neurologist and Senior Lecturer at UCL and NHNN
Insurers Dr Basil Ridha works with
Dr Basil Ridha works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- AXA Health
- Aviva Health
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Dr Basil Ridha does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Basil Ridha does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Basil Ridha does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.