Graduated in 1990, with two Post graduate degrees in General Surgery in 1995, Sam developed interest in solid organ transplantation. He has trained in four major Transplant centres - Cambridge, Birmingham, Nottingham and Plymouth. He completed Higher Surgical Training in 2006 with FRCS General Surgery and Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT).
He has trained in advanced keyhole surgery and became Consultant in Portsmouth in 2008. He has started and led the keyhole Kidney donation service the in Portsmouth from 2008-16, adding to the profile of the Unit. He was Lead for living donor transplantation in Portsmouth. He also started and led the blood group incompatible kidney transplant in Portsmouth. Sam has been active in the media in promotion of organ donation and living kidney donation. Sam has recently relocated to Nottingham for family reasons.
He has been a popular trainer in general and laparoscopic surgery and has a high volume day surgery practice.