Mark Samaan

Consultant gastroenterologist

Biography

Mark Samaan is a consultant gastroenterologist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

He has worked as a clinician and researcher at specialist inflammatory bowel disease centres in England, The Netherlands, Canada and the United States of America.

Education and training

  • MD, King's College London, 2022
  • Speciality certificate in gastroenterology, 2012
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, 2009
  • Medicine and surgery (MBBS) with certificate of merit, University College London Medical School, 2006
  • BSc pharmacology first-class degree with Honours, University College London, 2003

Research interests

  • New agents for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

Mark has participated in and led a broad spectrum of original inflammatory bowel disease research projects and has been published in several high-impact journals.

Awards

  • South London principal investigator greenshoots initiative award, National Institute for Health and Care Research Clinical Research Network, 2021
  • Award for outstanding NHS research leadership, Royal College of Physicians National and National Institute for Health and Care Research Clinical Research Network, 2018
  • Young gastroenterologist of the year, British Society of Gastroenterology, 2018
  • Award for outstanding NHS research leadership, Royal College of Physicians National and National Institute for Health and Care Research Clinical Research Network, 2017
  • Travel award, European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation, 2017
  • Shortlisted for Alistair McIntyre prize for improving training, British Society of Gastroenterology, 2016
  • St George's young researcher of the year, 2016
  • St George's young researcher of the year, 2015

Last updated: December 2022

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