Mr Sam Oussedik

Mr Sam OussedikTel: 020 3462 2974
Fax: 020 3447 9958

University College Hospital

Fracture clinic, Orthopaedics and Trauma, Virtual Fracture Clinic

Professional background

Sam Oussedik is a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon with an NHS practice at University College Hospital London. He sees private patients at The Wellington Hospital, the Princess Grace Hospital, the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health and the Lister Hospital in Chelsea. He specialises in knee surgery for both sports injuries and degenerative conditions, as well as all forms of trauma surgery.

Having spent a large proportion of his post-graduate training in the field of knee surgery, Mr Oussedik went on to spend 1 year at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney as Knee Fellow. During this time he was able to gain highly specialised experience in all aspects of knee and lower limb surgery, specifically focusing on the latest techniques for joint replacements and knee reconstruction following sports injuries.

He now specialises in all forms of knee surgery. This includes ligament reconstruction, such as anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction; multiligament knee reconstruction, meniscal surgery; cartilage surgery including cartilage restoration treatments; joint preservation through osteotomy; patellofemoral stabilisation (kneecap stabilisation) including trochleoplasty; partial joint replacement; total joint replacement; navigation assisted joint replacement. With such an array of available treatment modalities, Mr Oussedik ensures that the treatment is tailored to the individual patient's needs.

Mr Oussedik has co-edited 2 books on knee replacement and pursues research in methods to improve patient outcomes following knee replacement surgery. He accepts complex tertiary referrals for both native joint and previously replaced knee joint problems.

Research interests

Joint replacement
Joint preservation
Surgical Education


  • An VV, Broek MVD, Oussedik S. Subchondral Insufficiency Fracture in the Lateral Compartment of the Knee in a 64-Year-Old Marathon Runner. Knee Surg Relat Res. 2017 Dec 1;29(4):325-328
  • van den Broek M, Oussedik S. Paediatric fractures around the knee. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2017 Aug 2;78(8):453-458.
  • Mirza YH, Oussedik S. Is there a role for stem cells in treating articular injury? Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2017 Jul 2;78(7):372-377.
  • Kalson NS, Borthwick LA, Mann DA, Deehan DJ, Lewis P, Mann C, Mont MA, Morgan-Jones R, Oussedik S, Williams FM, Toms A, Argenson JN, Bellemans J, Bhave A, Furnes O, Gollwitzer H, Haddad FS, Hofmann S, Krenn V. International consensus on the definition and classification of fibrosis of the knee joint. Bone Joint J. 2016 Nov;98-B(11):1479-1488.
  • Oussedik S, Abdel MP, Cross MB, Haddad FS. Alignment and fixation in total knee arthroplasty: changing paradigms. Bone Joint J. 2015 Oct;97-B(10 Suppl A):16-9.
  • Abdel MP, Oussedik S, Cross MB. Clinical faceoff: Neutrally versus kinematically aligned TKA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jan;473(1):27-31.
  • Morgan-Jones R, Oussedik SI, Graichen H, Haddad FS. Zonal fixation in revision total knee arthroplasty. Bone Joint J. 2015 Feb;97-B(2):147-9.
  • Oussedik S, Tsitskaris K, Parker D. Treatment of Articular Cartilage Lesions of the Knee by Microfracture or Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation: A Systematic Review. Ar-throscopy. 2015 Apr;31(4):732-744.
  • Haddad FS, Oussedik S. Shifting paradigms in knee arthroplasty. Bone Joint J. 2014 Jul;96-B(7):855-6.
  • Abdel MP, Oussedik S, Parratte S, Lustig S, Haddad FS. Coronal alignment in total knee replacement: historical review, contemporary analysis, and future direction. Bone Joint J. 2014 Jul;96-B(7):857-62.
  • Twaij H, Oussedik S, Hoffmeyer P. Peer review. Bone Joint J. 2014 Apr;96-B(4):436-41.
  • Polyzois I, Tsitskaris K, Oussedik S. Pudendal nerve palsy in trauma and elective ortho-paedic surgery. Injury. 2013 Dec;44(12):1721-4.
  • Sarraf KM, Konan S, Pastides PS, Haddad FS, Oussedik S. Bone loss during revision of unicompartmental to total knee arthroplasty: an analysis of implanted polyethylene thick-ness from the National Joint Registry data.. J Arthroplasty. 2013 Oct;28(9):1571-4.
  • Lustig S, Scholes CJ, Oussedik SI, Kinzel V, Coolican MR, Parker DA. Unsatisfactory Accuracy as Determined by Computer Navigation of VISIONAIRE Patient-Specific In-strumentation for Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2012 Nov 11.
  • Oussedik S, Gould K, Stockley I, Haddad FS. Defining peri-prosthetic infection: do we have a workable gold standard? J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 Nov;94(11):1455-6.
  • Oussedik S, Scholes C, Ferguson D, Roe J, Parker D. Is Femoral Component Rotation in a TKA Reliably Guided by the Functional Flexion Axis? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Aug 16. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Widmer BJ, Scholes CJ, Lustig S, Conrad L, Oussedik SI, Parker DA. Intraoperative Computer Navigation Parameters Are Poor Predictors of Function 1 Year After Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2012 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Haddad F, Oussedik S. Insufficient evidence to recommend a specific bearing surface in implantable hip devices: comparative studies find little difference in outcomes. Evid Based Med. 2012 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
  • Widmer BJ, Scholes CJ, Pattullo GG, Oussedik SI, Parker DA, Coolican MR Is Femoral Nerve Block Necessary During Total Knee Arthroplasty?: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Arthroplasty. 2012 May 31. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Oussedik S, Konan S, Haddad F. Study lacks rigour to determine choice of hip resurfacing or arthroplasty. BMJ. 2012 May 28;344:e3667; author reply e3672. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e3667. 5.
  • Lustig S, Scholes CJ, Stegeman TJ, Oussedik S, Coolican MR, Parker DA. Sagittal placement of the femoral component in total knee arthroplasty predicts knee flexion contrac-ture at one-year follow-up. Int Orthop. 2012 May 27. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Oussedik S., Dodd M., Haddad, F.S.. Outcomes of revision total hip arthroplasty for in-fection after grading according to a standard protocol. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Sep;92(9):1222-6.
  • Oussedik S., Haddad F.. Further doubts over the performance of treatment centres in providing elective orthopaedic surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2010 91(9): 1125-6.
  • Kalia, P., Coathup, M., Oussedik, S., Konan, S., Dodd, M., Haddad, F.S., Blunn, G.. Augmentation of Bone Growth onto the Acetabular Cup Surface Using Bone Marrow Stromal Cells in Total Hip Replacement Surgery. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009 Jun 8.
  • Kalia, P., Oussedik, S., Konan, S., Dodd, M., Coathup, M.J., Blunn, G.W. Sealing the bone-implant interface in total hip arthroplasty using bone marrow stromal cells (BMSCS). J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009 91-B: 288-a.
  • Oussedik S., Haddad F.S. The use of Linezolid in the treatment of infected total joint ar-throplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2008 Feb;23(2):273-8.
  • Oussedik S. Injuries to the clavicle and acromioclavicular joint. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2007 Apr;68(4):M68-70.
  • Hudson BJ, Waller JR, Oussedik S. Spinal immobilization for the junior doctor. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2007 Mar;68(3):M48-9.
  • De Medici A, Oussedik S, Haddad F. Hind foot fractures of the calcaneus and talus. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2006 Oct;67(10):M196-8.
  • Oussedik S. Ankle fractures. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2006 Aug;67(8):M156-8.
  • Oussedik S, Haddad F. New treatments for joint disease: what the future may bring. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2006 Jun;67(6):284.
  • Dodd M, Oussedik S, Haddad FS. Double bundle ACL reconstruction Sports Inj Bull May 2006
  • Oussedik SI, Haddad FS. Meniscal injuries. Sports Inj Bull March 2006; 57.
  • Oussedik SI, Haddad FS. Hip arthroscopy - Pulse magazine Feb 2nd 2006
  • Oussedik S, Haddad F. Reduction of the dislocated shoulder. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2006 Feb;67(2):M32-3.
  • Oussedik SI, Haddad FS. "The crucial cruciates" - Pulse magazine Jan 26th 2006
  • Oussedik S, Haddad F. Aspiration of the elbow joint. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2006 Jan;67(1):M12-3.
  • Oussedik SI, Jenabzadeh R. Injuries to the chest wall. Sports Inj Bull Dec2005 / Jan 2006; 55
  • Oussedik SI, Haddad FS. Chondral injuries. Sports Inj Bull Oct 2005; 53.
  • Oussedik S, Haddad F. Manipulation and immobilization of Colles' fractures. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2005 Sep;66(9):M34-5.
  • James L, Oussedik SI, Haddad FS. Arthritis in athletes. Sports Inj Bull 2005 Sept; 52.
  • Oussedik S. Injuries to the distal radius. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2005 Aug;66(8):Suppl M16-8.
  • Oussedik SI, Haddad FS. Anterior cruciate injuries. Sports Inj Bull Jul/Aug 2005; 51.
  • Al-Khateeb H, Oussedik S.The management and treatment of cervical spine injuries. Hosp Med. 2005 Jul;66(7):389-95.
  • Woolard A, Oussedik S. Injuries to the lumbar spine: identification and management. Hosp Med. 2005 Jul;66(7):384-8.
  • 46. Haddad FS, Oussedik SI. Cruciate ligament reconstruction. Hosp Med. 2004 Jul;65(7):412-7.

GMC/GDC number: 4622974