Mr Mohammed Abdus-Samee
Bsc Hons, MBBS, MRCS(Ed), PGDip, FRCSEd (Tr& Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Shoulder & Upper Limb Specialist
Mr Mohammed Abdus-Samee is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a subspecialist interest in Shoulder and Upper Limb surgery.
He was born and raised in London and his secondary education was at Alleyn's School in Dulwich and Croydon College. His medical degree and intercalated BSc Honours were completed at Imperial College London. He decided upon a surgical career very early on and completed laboratory and patient based research projects during his BSc working at the Academic Surgical Unit at St. Mary's Hospital. After qualifying and completing house jobs in London he went on to complete his basic surgical training at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford. He then spent time as a senior house officer and also a registrar at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in Stanmore after passing his surgical membership exams. At the RNOH he worked with Ian Bailey and Simon Lambert as well as other prominent surgeons.
Mr Abdus-Samee completed his higher surgical training on the South-East Thames (London)Orthopaedic Rotation spending 2 years at Guy's & St. Thomas' Hospitals as well as training in Ashford (Kent), Lewisham, Woolwich and King's College Hospital.
After successfully completing the intercollegiate examination in Trauma & Orthopaedics and being admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, he went on to complete fellowship training in Sports & Arthroscopic Surgery in Stoke on Trent under the guidance of Damian McClelland (shoulders) and David Griffiths (knees). Further fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery was completed in Bristol with Partha Sarangi, Neil Blewitt, Mark Crowther and Iain Packham.
Mr Abdus-Samee further developed expertise and knowledge in his chosen field of shoulder and upper limb surgery by attending a wide range of courses and further training within Europe and North America meeting with and learning from leaders in the field.
Mr Abdus-Samee is a Shoulder & Upper Limb Consultant at University Hospital Lewisham in London (since 2012), part of Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust. His NHS commitment includes both elective and emergency surgery and he takes a significant number of referrals for Sports Injuries as well as complex and revision surgery both from local GPs and colleagues.
A list of the common surgical interventions offered by Mr Abdus-Samee is included under 'Services'. While at Lewisham, he has been nominated for Staff Awards for Safety as well as patient appreciation. He was asked to become the Governance Lead in December 2014 and has helped the orthopaedic department in significantly improving governance practices.
Passing on knowledge
Mr Abdus-Samee is a keen teacher and currently supervises both senior and junior surgical trainees. He examines medical students at King's College and also helps out by examining FRCS(Orth) candidates at local courses as well as being an active qualified ATLS instructor.
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