Clinical Associate Professor Sam Saidi
Dr Saidi trained and worked as a subspecialist gynaecological oncologist at St James University Hospital in Leeds, UK, completing his PMETB(UK) certification in gynaecological oncology in 2006 and subsequently commencing as a subspecialist gynaecological oncologist at St James in October 2006.
Dr Saidi emigrated to Sydney in April 2013 to take up a position as senior staff specialist in the department of gynaecological oncology at Royal Prince Alfred which moved to Lifehouse in November 2013.
Dr Saidi has held Clinical Associate Professor status with the University of Sydney School of Medicine since July 2013.
Dr Saidi graduated from St Andrews University with a Bachelor of Science in medical science in 1990 and then completed his MB ChB at the University of Manchester in 1993. His postgraduate medical training started in the North of England but then took him to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham and the Royal Marsden hospital in London before finishing in Yorkshire where he completed his general obstetrics and gynaecology training in 2001. He obtained his MRCOG certification in 2000 at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
In 2001 Dr Saidi undertook PhD research into endometrial cancer genomics at the University of Cambridge and graduated with a doctorate in 2005. His specialist interest is minimally invasive surgery and he was integral in developing laparoscopic surgery for gynaecological cancer at St James Institute of Oncology as well as introducing sentinel node surgery for vulval cancer to the department. He is a member of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS) and British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP). In November 2012 he was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RANZCOG).