Mr Salama qualified from Alexandria Medical School in Egypt and took his postgraduate training in the UK. He worked in the Birmingham area and then took a Fellowship in limb reconstruction surgery at the University of Sheffield followed by a Specialist Registrar post in Sheffield where he was trained to a high standard and was involved in many publications throughout the training.
Mr Salama had Fellowship training in upper limb surgery in preparation for his consultant post and has a wide experience in upper limb joint replacements and arthroscopic surgery. He wrote chapters in the Oxford Textbook of Orthopaedics and was involved in several national and international presentations. Following that, as part of his sports injury interest, he took Fellowship training in knee surgery and ligament reconstructions and performs arthroscopic and joint replacement surgery. He is also interested in wrist and hand surgery and performs most of his operations as a day case procedure in a minimally invasive or keyhole fashion.
Mr Salama was selected as one of two European Fellows to take a mini Fellowship in Japan where he learnt many surgical techniques that could be beneficial to patients in Britain.