Personal profile


  • Endoscopic Surgery and Surgical Technology : Development of laparoscopic and thorascopic surgical procedures. Development of endoscopic devices and instruments
  • Oesophageal Diseases: Functional studies on benign oesophageal disease, Therapeutic studies on malignant oesophageal and gastric disease.
  • Post-operative adhesions: Clinical studies using anti-adhesion agents. Laboratory studies on Surfactant and other agents in adhesions.
  • Post-operative mobilisation: Clinical randomised study on goal directed mobilisation

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Dundee

Bachelor of Science, University of Dundee


  • RD Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Oesophago-gastric surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery

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Pregnancy Rate Medicine & Life Sciences
Esophageal Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Cohort Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Esophageal Fistula Medicine & Life Sciences
Bronchial Fistula Medicine & Life Sciences
Appendectomy Medicine & Life Sciences
Tonsillectomy Medicine & Life Sciences
Peritoneal Cavity Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1993 2016

  • 535 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 1 Meeting abstract
  • 1 Review article
2 Citations
Open Access
Pregnancy Rate
Cohort Studies
5 Citations

Cholecystectomy and the risk of alimentary tract cancers: A systematic review

Coats, M. & Shimi, S. M. 28 Mar 2015 In : World Journal of Gastroenterology . 21, 12, p. 3679-3693 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intestinal Neoplasms
Esophageal Neoplasms
Colonic Neoplasms
1 Citations

Safety and feasibility of retrieval of intragastric balloon followed by antiobesity surgery on the same day

Young, J. A., Alijani, A., Patil, P. V. & Shimi, S. M. Aug 2014 In : Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques. 24, 4, p. e137-e139 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Gain
Weight Loss
Length of Stay
3 Citations

Improved short term surgical outcomes in Scotland for oesophageal cancer

Young, J. A., Shimi, S. M., Waugh, L., McPhillips, G. & Thompson, A. M. Feb 2013 In : European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 39, 2, p. 131-135 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Anastomotic Leak
3 Citations

Appendicectomy is associated with increased pregnancy rate: a cohort study

Wei, L., Macdonald, T. M. & Shimi, S. M. Dec 2012 In : Annals of Surgery. 256, 6, p. 1039-1044 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pregnancy Rate
Cohort Studies
Confidence Intervals

Press / Media

Study shows appendectomies not a threat to fertility

Sami Shimi


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research