Consultant Profile

Mr Samuel Orkar

Mr Samuel Orkar BM BCh, FMCS(Nig), FWACS(plast), FRCSEd. FRCSEd(plast)
Practicing at:
Spire Alexandra Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Body
    • Breasts
    • Ears
    • Eyes
    • Face
    • Nose
  • Plastic Surgery
    • Breast surgery
    • Reconstructive surgery
Special clinical interests:

All aspects of cosmetic surgery
Breast aesthetic surgery, including reconstruction
Body contouring, including excessive weight loss
Facial surgery and rejuvenation
Skin cancers
Problem and deforming scars

Research interests:

Wound healing and scars
Improving outcomes in free flap surgery
Surgical drains

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead
Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01634 662822/662845
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Sam Orkar believes in offering his patients sound advice that helps them make informed choices.  He sees the consultation as key to this and therefore sets his patients and clients at ease for a frank and open discussion at the outset.  Sam further believes in achieving excellence in simplicity using a thoughtful application of appropriate surgical techniques and attention to details.

Sam's private practice covers all aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. 

Sam Orkar qualified from the University of Jos, Nigeria as best graduating student of his set.  He completed the Nigerian and West African training in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery and worked as a consultant general and plastic surgeon in Nigeria.  He undertook further training at the following renowned plastic surgery units in the UK:  The Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit, Glasgow, St Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield Hospital Chelmsford, the Queen Victoria Hospital and McIndoe Surgical Centre, both in East Grinstead.  He completed fellowships in cosmetic surgery, breast/microsurgery and hand surgery.  He currently holds an NHS consultant post at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead and covers the Medway NHS Foundation Trust.

He is on the GMC specialist register for plastic surgery,and is also a member of BAAPS (British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons) and BAPRAS (British Association of Plastic,Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons). 

Personal profile:

Sam Orkar is a devout man, married with four children, always has a smile and a hearty laugh.  He enjoys music, photography, travelling and sports.
Sam has made guest appearances on Heston's Tudor Feast menus and ITV's post script on "Lose 30 stone or die".


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Mr Samuel Orkar

Mr Kusu Samuel Orkar Cosmetic Surgery & Plastic Surgery Consultant, Chatham, Kent, private hospital specialist.

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