Consultant Profile

Mr Walid Abou Samra

Mr Walid Abou Samra MD, FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Abergele Consulting Rooms
  • Breast care
    • Benign breast problems
    • Breast cancer
  • General surgery
    • Breast surgery
Special clinical interests:

Oncoplastic and Aesthetic Breast Surgery
Breast Augmentation
Breast lump removal
Breast lump investigation
Breast reconstruction following mastectomy

Research interests:

Breast Cancer
Breast Disease
Breast Care

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Breast and General Surgeon, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

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

Association of Breast Surgeons
British Association of Surgical Oncology
European Society of Surgical Oncology
European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists (EUSOMA)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01745 - 828900
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Walid Abou Samra graduated from the University of Pecs, Hungary in 1995 with an MD in Medicine and completed Postgraduate Training in surgery at the same University, qualifying in General Surgery and Breast Surgery FRCS in 2001. He undertook a 12 month elective period in Plastic Surgery with prof Jean-Marie Servant in Hospital St Louis, Paris, France which further stimulated a longstanding interest in breast, oncoplastic and aesthetic surgery.

Mr Walid Abou Samra underwent advanced training in plastic and reconstructive surgery and in 2002, completed further training in both aesthetic and breast surgery in Pecs University, Hungary.

In 2006, he moved with his family to Wales where he continues to work as a consultant at Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board's Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan with interests in breast surgery, breast reconstruction and general surgery.

He has published articles on a broad range of topics covering aesthetic surgery and breast cancer surgery in peer reviewed journals and is the principle investigator in national and international trials.

He has specialised interests in breast cancer, aesthetic breast surgery, including reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery as well as general surgery. Honorary Lecturer, Cardiff University. Lead clinician for breast cancer in North Wales and an accredited Breast Test Wales Screening Surgeon. He is also responsible for managing a Foundation Programme and the education and training needs of each junior doctor on the programme at the BCULHB central area.

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Spire Abergele Consulting Rooms
Ground Floor
Priory House
North Wales Business Park
LL 22 8LJ

Tel: 01745 828 900
Fax: 01745 828 908

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