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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 went to school in Dulwich. His medical degree and intercalated BSc Hons were completed at Imperial College, London. After his basic surgical training he spent a year at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore working with prominent surgeons.
He completed his higher surgical training on the South-East Thames Rotation and after passing the intercollegiate examinations he went on to complete fellowship training in Sports & Arthroscopic Surgery in Stoke on Trent with further fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery in Bristol.
Mr Abdus-Samee further developed expertise in 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.
His current NHS commitment is at Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust, London (since 2012) as a Shoulder & Upper Limb Consultant and Clinical Director. This involves 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 in the South-East and colleagues.
He has been nominated for Staff Awards for Safety as well as patient appreciation. He was the Governance Lead for nearly 3 years before being asked to become Clinical Director.
He 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. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at King's College London.
He consults privately at Blackheath, The Sloane and Chelsfield Park.
Areas of interest
Shoulder & Upper Limb conditions;
Specialist in open and keyhole (arthroscopic) surgery of the shoulder with a particular interest in reconstruction (rotator cuff repairs, SLAP repairs and gleno-humeral and acromioclavicular stabilisations);
Whole spectrum of shoulder decompressions/debridements (subacromial decompressions) and surgery to the ACJ (acromioclavicular joint);
High success rate in returning athletes and sportsmen and women to their original level of function;
Shoulder stabilisations are done both arthroscopically and open when necessary including Latarjet procedures when indicated;
Apart from being an expert arthroscopist, he achieves excellent results with shoulder replacements with patients achieving near full elevation with anatomic and also reverse total shoulder replacements;
His other interests include general upper limb surgery of the elbow, wrist and hand;
General trauma surgery.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
& Clinical Director
University Hospital Lewisham
Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust
Courses offered to GPs
Shoulder pain refresher
Injections around the shoulder and upper limb
When to refer
- BSc Hons Imperial College London 1998
- MBBS Imperial College London 1999
- MRCS(Ed) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2002
- PGDip (Trauma & Orthopaedics) Univeristy of Brighton 2010
- FRCSEd (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2009
Reference number 4652205
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, 2011
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
Associate of The British Orthopaedic Association
Member of The British Elbow and Shoulder Society
Member of The British Trauma Society
Fully accredited ATLS INSTRUCTOR (RCS England)
Member of British Medical Association
Member of The Medical Protection Society
Member of Doctors Worldwide (medical relief charity)
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
Secretary Christine Butler:
07727 050 608