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Mr Alsammoua has a total of 20 years’ experience in Gynaecology. He originally qualified in 1998 and worked in the UK (Northern Ireland, Scotland and England) and overseas. He obtained his specialist training in Glasgow University Hospitals. His Career included training in General Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Urogynaecology and Advanced Training in Gynaecological/Laparoscopic Surgery and management of Cancer. He is a Consultant Gynaecologist in Western Sussex Hospitals, Worthing and Southland Hospitals. He is the lead clinician for Gynaecology Cancers in Worthing Hospital where he runs the Gynaecology Fast track/One Stop clinics and chairs the Gynaecology Multidisciplinary Meetings.
He is also chair of the Sussex Gynaecological Tumour Group and the lead for Gynaecology risk management.
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic Surgery (Total Laparoscopic ’keyhole’ hysterectomy Salpingo-oophorectomy .Ovarian cystectomy .Division of adhesions);
Open Surgery (Total/subtotal hysterectomy .Salpingo-oophorectomy .Ovarian cystectomy .Removal of complex pelvic masses .Myomectomy);
Vaginal Surgery (Vaginal hysterectomy .vaginal and pelvic floor repair and treatment of prolapse);
Cancer screening: for Cervical cancer (Smears and Colposcopy) and Ovarian cancer;
Counselling and Risk reduction for Gynaecological cancers: for general population, high risk groups or significant family history of cancer;
Vulval diseases, (Diagnosis, Treatment and follow up;
Gynaecology Ultrasound Scanning;
One Stop diagnostic Clinics in Gynaecology, (Post-menopausal bleeding and suspected cancer);.
Dysfunctional bleeding and menstrual disorders.
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Gynaecologist in Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ,Worthiong Hospital
-Estrogen deficiency symptoms after breast cancer
-Accuracy of MRI staging in Endometrial Cancer.
-Atypical polypoid adenomyoma
-The outcome of cervical resistance index study and cervical cerclage in a tertiary referral centre – a retrospective cohort study
-Concurrent Ipsilateral Acute and Chronic Ectopic Pregnancies
-Profound Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR) Due to Donohue Syndrome: the Story of One Family
-Sexual function after trans-obturator tension free vaginal tape for stress incontinence: the results of a mailed questionnaire, Proceedings of 13th Annual ICS(UK)meeting,2006.
Courses offered to GPs
Mr Alsammoua is available to do talks at local GP surgery's and often talks at conferences organised by the hospitals he practices at.
- MD Damascus University 1998
- MBSCCP BSCCP 2010
- MRCOG RCOG 2008
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists,British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology ,British Gynaecological Cancer Society.
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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.