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Sallam, Morad - consultant vascular surgeon


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Morad Sallam


Secretary: Hawa Sesay
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Languages spoken: English and Arabic  

Areas of expertise: vascular surgery

  • Biography

    Morad Sallam is a consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and an honorary senior lecturer at King's College London with a special interest in complex aortic aneurysm repair and redo aortic surgery. He is also the lead for paediatric vascular surgery.

    Morad graduated from Cairo University Medical School in 2003 with honours. He then completed his advanced vascular surgery training in the UK as a senior clinical fellow at Barts Health, Imperial College, St Mary's Hospital, and Guy's and St Thomas'. He was granted his MSc in 2008 and MD in 2012, carrying out research on vascular injuries in neck trauma and the use of sclerotherapy in the management of varicose veins respectively. He then became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and was appointed as a consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas' in February of 2013.

    He is the lead for cardiovascular undergraduate education and vascular surgery postgraduate education, as well as the programme director for vascular surgery training. He is a faculty member of the Royal college of Surgeons' Advanced Vascular Skills course and the European Society of Vascular Surgery, among other national and international vascular surgery courses.

    He is currently co-leading a highly specialised multidisciplinary programme for the management of aortic infections, for which Guy's and St Thomas' has now become a national referral centre and one of the largest centres internationally with a dedicated service for this challenging pathology. He also runs the aorto-vascular multidisciplinary clinic along with the cardiac surgeons, managing patients with extensive and complex thoracic aortic pathology.

    He is a faculty member of the transformation program 'Care Redesign', teaching Harvard Business School case studies to clinical teams as part of service improvement and clinical pathways redesign projects. He is also the clinical lead for some of the trust international work and overseas projects.

  • Education and training


    • MBBCh 2003
    • MSc 2008
    • MRCS 2009
    • MD 2012
    • FRCS 2013.
  • Specialist interests

    • Management of aortic infections

    • repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms

    • paediatric vascular surgery

    • surgical education and training.

  • Research interests 

    • Varicose veins
    • surgical training.