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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Sameh Dimitri at Spire include:
I have been working as a consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon for the last 18 years. I am specialised in minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins and short and long term management of deep vein thrombosis. I have also specialised in treating TIAs and carotid endarterectomies under local anaesthetic. I also have a special interest in treating thoracic outlet syndrome, which requires first rib resection. This is beside all major complex procedures such as endovascular repair (keyhole) of abdominal aortic aneurysms and peripheral vascular disease and atherosclerosis.
I have also worked as a clinical advisor for NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence) on new devices which gave me increased knowledge into minimally invasive treatments for varicose veins as well as anti DVT protection devices.
I specialise in vascular and endovascular surgery with specific interest in minimally invasive treatments for varicose veins, as well as endovascular repair for complex abdominal aortic aneurysms and carotid endarterectomy under local anaesthetic. To date I have done numerous operations for varicose veins treatments and endovascular repairs for abdominal aortic aneurysms.
I am currently the Clinical Director for the South Mersey Arterial Centre based at the Countess of Chester Hospital. I am the Ex-Chairman for the Thrombosis Group at the Countess of Chester Hospital and ex-secretary for Mersey Vascular Group.
MBBcH / Ain Shams University / 1985
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
FRCS / Edinburgh / 1994
Fellow ship of the Royal College of Surgeons
Endovascular Diploma / Paris / 1999
CCST / England, Edinburgh / 2000
Certificate of Completion of Specialised Training
Vascular Lead at Countess of Chester Hospital
Chair Thrombosis Group Countess of Chester Hospital
Clinical expert Model Hospital Countess of Chester Hospital
Clinical adviser NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence)
Consultant general and vascular surgeon, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Chester.
Honorary lecturer, University of Liverpool.Back to top
I currently live on the Wirral and am married with three sons. I am a keen tennis player and also enjoy scuba diving and deep sea diving.Back to top
I own 100% of a SonoSite Edge II Ultrasound system used at the hospital.Back to top
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