Guest blogger

Dr. Mohammad Al-Ubaydli

What I do

Mohammad is the founder and CEO of Patients Know Best, a platform for the sharing of health data and consultation between patients and medical professionals.


Dr. Al-Ubaydli has over 15 years of experience in medical software. He trained as a physician at the University of Cambridge; worked as a staff scientist at the National Institutes of Health; and was a management consultant to US hospitals at The Advisory Board Company.

He is the author of seven books, including Personal health records: a guide for clinicians and Streamlining Hospital-Patient Communication: Developing High Impact Patient Portals. He is also an honourary senior research associate at UCL medical school for his research on patient-controlled medical records.

In 2012, he was elected an Ashoka Fellow as a social entrepreneur for the contributions he has made to patient care.