Samantha Tross outlines the procedures involved in knee replacement surgery.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Samantha Tross: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Harrow
Miss Samantha Tross is an experienced orthopaedic and trauma surgeon based in Middlesex and West London, with a specialist interest and expertise in hip and knee replacement surgery, using minimally invasive techniques whenever possible. She also offers a range of other procedures relating to the joints of the hands, elbows, feet and ankles. She is one of a small but growing number of female orthopaedic surgeons.
Academic History and Achievements
Miss Samantha Tross graduated from University College and Middlesex School of Medicine in 1992, by which time she decided to pursue a career in surgery. After her SHO rotation at the Royal London and Basildon Hospitals, she decided to pursue a career in orthopaedic surgery. She trained on the South East Thames (Guy's and St. Thomas's) rotation and completed orthopaedic training in 2004. Thereafter she was appointed as a locum Consultant Surgeon at Guy's and St. Thomas' hospital before her current substantive appointment at Ealing Hospital.
A member of the British Hip Society, Miss Tross has had Fellowship Training in lower limb arthroplasty from the world renowned Orthopaedic and Arthritic Institute, part of Sunnybrook and Women's College, Toronto, Canada, as well as the Peninsula Orthopaedic Institute in Sydney, Australia. Experience was gained in minimally invasive hip surgery, hip resurfacing, knee arthroscopy and computer navigated knee surgery in addition to standard primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty. Since qualifying, Miss Tross has also trained in Hip Arthroscopy.
Miss Tross's current practice reflects her skills gained in her general orthopaedic training, where she has experience in diagnosing and implementing treatment on most orthopaedic pathologies.
As a recognised specialist knee replacement surgeon in the UK, Miss Tross has been featured on the AXA PPP healthcare website, in a knee replacement surgery video.
Miss Tross was included in Tatler's Doctors Guide 2013 of Britain's top 250 Consultants by speciality in its February edition. She is now an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics to the American University of the Caribbean.
The Miss Samantha Z Tross App
Miss Tross has a downloadable app called "Miss Samantha Z Tross" which is available for download from the App Store or Google Play. This App provides you with relevant information relating to your upcoming surgical procedure. It outlines the treatment pathway, gives you important reminders for relevant required actions and addresses commonly asked questions.
- Ankle replacement
- Bunion surgery
- Carpal tunnel release
- Dupuytren's contracture surgery
- Fusion of the toe
- Ganglion cyst removal
- Hip arthroscopy (keyhole investigation of the hip)
- Hip replacement (Total)
- Hip resurfacing
- Knee arthroscopy (keyhole investigation of the knee)
- Knee replacement (Partial)
- Knee replacement (Total)
- Trigger finger release
Miss Tross is actively involved in Medical Education, acting as an Educational Supervisor and mentor for young surgeons, particularly female and those from ethnic minorities. She is an examiner for Imperial College Medical School final examinations and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Medical Case Reports.
Note re: NJR data
The National Joint Registry (NJR) collects information on joint replacement surgery and monitors the performance of joint replacement implants. Recently it has accepted that the joint replacement numbers for Miss Tross are inaccurate and they are working with Miss Tross to update the data.
Hip and knee preserving surgery
- Hip and knee replacement surgery
- Minimally invasive surgery
An initial 30 minute consultation with Miss Samantha Tross is £250, and 20 minute follow up consultations are £180.
What patients say about Samantha Tross
“Thank you so much for seeing me with regards to my knee injury, making me feel at ease and taking time to explain the procedure and its implications. I greatly appreciate you affording me your time and experience and in “lay person’s language!”Mrs Shand, Ealing
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Accreditation and admitting rights
Samantha Tross is an accredited consultant for the following hospitals, clinics and groups...
MBBS, FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Ed), FRCSEd(Tr&Orth).
Qualified in 1992
Registrations and licensing
General Medical Council (GMC)
Registration no.: 3668434 Date of registration: 01-Aug-1993
Memberships and associations
Samantha Tross is a member of the following professional associations and organisations...