Miss Samantha Tross is the first female Orthopaedic Consultant of Afro-Caribbean descent in the UK and one of 5% of female Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeons practicing in the UK. She is a member of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. She specialises in treating conditions of the hip and knee, particularly utilising minimally invasive techniques whenever possible for her surgery.
Apart from her clinical work Miss Tross is actively involved in Medical Education. She is an examiner for Imperial College Medical School finals examinations, an Associate Editor for the Journal of Medical Case Reports and Associate Professor in Orthopaedics for the American University of the Caribbean. She is an Educational Supervisor and mentor for young surgeons in the England, has travelled to Nigeria to teach Basic surgical skills and has performed outreach clinics in her native Guyana.
Miss Tross is the recent recipient of the Black British Business Image Award and since 2011 has featured in the Black Powerlist which profiles the 100 most influential black Britons and Tatler’s 100 most influential doctors in the UK in 2013. She was featured in Millenium People, the Soul of our Success by Derek Burnett, the photographic exhibition of ‘Black Brittania, Inspiring the next generation’ in City Hall and International Slavery Museum 2008/9 and is profiled in book ‘Samantha Tross, Orthopaedic Surgeon’ by Verna Wilkins.