Miss Samantha Tross

Orthopaedic surgeon in London


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Professional statement

Miss Samantha Tross is a renowned consultant orthopaedic surgeon practising at Bupa Cromwell Hospital and The Clementine Churchill Hospital. Miss Tross specialises in conditions affecting the knee and hip, robotic surgery and also trauma management. She also treats carpal tunnel syndrome.

Miss Tross is the lead orthopaedic surgeon at Ealing Hospital. She is also a part of Kensington Orthopaedics, which supports a multidisciplinary approach to her patient care. Miss Tross became an orthopaedic consultant in 2005 and was the first female of Afro-Caribbean descent in the UK to do so. In 2018, she also became the first woman in Europe to perform Mako robotic hip surgery.

She was born in Guyana, South America before moving to England aged 11. Miss Tross graduated from University College London in 1992. Much of her surgical training was on the Royal London rotation and higher surgical training on King’s College Hospitals and Guys & St. Thomas rotation. Miss Tross undertook fellowships in Toronto and Sydney.

Besides her clinical work, Miss Tross is an educational supervisor, faculty group leader and Director of Core Surgical training for her hospital. She oversees the training of junior doctors in her Trust. Miss Tross is an Examiner for Imperial Medical School exams, Associate Editor of the Journal of Medical Case Reports and the recipient of a Black British Business STEM Award.

Miss Tross regularly presents at international orthopaedic conferences and is also an associate professor in orthopaedics at the University of the Caribbean.

Miss Tross has been profiled in an educational series by Verna Wilkins, and features as part of the national curriculum for schools. Miss Tross has been included in the Black Powerlist of 100 most Influential Black Britons since 2009. In 2013 she was also named in Tatlers 100 most Influential doctors in the UK. Miss Tross was featured in the BMJ Careers in 2018 and the Stylist and Metro magazine in 2019. She was also awarded the WINTRADE Award for Women in the Public Sector and was the keynote speaker for the Mayor’s black history month event at City Hall.

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