Mr Samier achieved his primary medical qualification from
Baghdad in 1991. He undertook surgical training at the
gastrointestinal unit of the internationally acclaimed Academic
Medical Centre (AMC), Netherlands.
After completing further training in France and Switzerland, Mr
Samier moved to the UK to undertake a fellowship in bariatric and
gastrointestinal surgery in Newcastle.
He has since become a surgeon at the South West Bariatric
Surgery Group in Taunton, recognised as a Centre of Excellence in
bariatric weight-loss surgery, before moving to Darlington to begin
surgery at the Darlington Memorial Hospital.
'I cannot commend the clinic enough. It is marvellous we
have this service at all and well done to you all.'
Patient, Coronary Heart Disease / Heart Failure Service, Shotley
Bridge Community Hospital