Shimi, Sami


  • 628 Citations
  • 12 h-Index

Research output per year

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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

Award Date: 1 Jan 1983

Bachelor of Science, University of Dundee

Award Date: 1 Jan 1979


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

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Research Output

  • 628 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 1 Meeting abstract
  • 1 Review article
Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)
    130 Downloads (Pure)

    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

  • 11 Citations (Scopus)

    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

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    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

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    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

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    Press / Media

    Study shows appendectomies not a threat to fertility

    Sami M. Shimi


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research