About the author
Shaykh Basem Hamid is a practicing physician and first moved to Houston in 2006. He carries extensive training and ijaza in the traditional Islamic disciplines of hadeeth, fiqh, and tazkiya from Syria. He has been teaching these disciplines and delivering Friday sermons throughout the city regularly. He served as the director of the Pain Management training program at MD Anderson Cancer Center prior to establishing his own practice in the Greater Houston area.