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Sam Majumdar

Position: 
Council Member

Mr Sam Majumdar is a full-time consultant surgeon and honorary at the University Medical School and Ninewells Hospital at Dundee. He is the lead clinician for voice and swallowing disorders at this centre.

Mr Sam Majumdar graduated in Medicine from the University of Nottingham Medical School. He also did a research degree looking at the expressions of tumour suppressor genes in head and neck cancer. He was previously trained at a registrar level in maxillofacial surgery in the South Yorkshire region. Sam had obtained a Fellowship of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Sam had his surgical training in Nottingham, Derby, Doncaster and Sheffield under some renowned Laryngologists, Head & Neck and Paediatric Surgeons.

Since moving in Dundee (Scotland) over a decade ago, he has developed specialist voice and swallowing disorder service at the Ninewells Hospital. His main interests are Voice pathology, laryngology, neurolaryngology, difficult airway, pharyngeal and swallowing disorders and TNO (Transnasal Oesophagoscopy/endoscopy). He runs weekly voice and swallowing disorder clinics and operating lists. He also specialises in paediatric voice, difficult airway and laryngeal pathology.

Mr Sam Majumdar is a founder member of the British Laryngology Association and at present a council member. Sam has specialist interest in the diseases of the Larynx, Pharynx, cervical Oesophagus (throat) along with Voice and Swallowing disorders. He is also a pioneer in the development of Transnasal Oesophagoscopy and Laryngopharyngeal Simulation Surgery.

Mr Sam Majumdar is passionate about teaching and training. He has been course convenor at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for several years. He is the innovator and co-director of the highly acclaimed Advanced Laryngeal & Pharyngeal laser & endoscopic Surgery course at the Dundee Healthcare Simulation Centre https://dihs.dundee.ac.uk/courses/ent-thiel/advanced-laryngeal-and-pharyngeal-laser-endoscopic-surgery-course

Mr Sam Majumdar is a Fellow of the Scottish Patients Safety programme run by the Health Improvement Scotland. He is also the Deputy Lead for Scotland for Quality Improvement (Faculty of Medical leadership and Management). He is a doctoral research candidate at the University of Dundee where he is engaged in exploring how healthcare delivery systems, clinical microsystems, leadership, followership and organisational culture.

Mr Sam Majumdar has published widely in the medical literature and peer reviewed journals; presented the national and international academic and given invited & key notes speeches. He has published widely in the medical literature on all aspects of ENT surgery and is co-author of chapters on seminal textbooks.