MA MBBChir, DPhil (Oxon), FRCS (Orth)
Senior Clinical Research Fellow in Trauma and Orthopaedics
Salma studied medicine at Cambridge University. She completed her basic surgical training in Oxford. She then undertook a DPhil in Orthopaedic Surgery looking at the biology of rotator cuff failure and augmentation devices, supervised by Professor Andrew Carr and Professor Fritz Vollrath, a zoologist.
Salma completed her higher surgical training in Oxford in Trauma and Orthopaedics. She took a year out to do a post-doctoral research fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. She studied biological therapies for tendon failure and worked with Dr Scott Rodeo, Dr Russel Warren and Dr David Dines.
She completed an Academic Clinical Fellowship in Oxford studying shoulder pathologies with Professor Carr and Professor Rees. She is currently a Clinical Lecturer in Trauma and Orthopaedics in Oxford. Her current research is focusing on two main areas:
1) Shoulder Instability
2) Shoulder Infections
Salma is also the co-director of orthopaedic teaching (ORTEM) for undergraduate medical students at the University of Oxford.