Imperial College London

Dr Amir H Sam

Faculty of MedicineFaculty of Medicine Centre

Head of Undergraduate Medicine & Reader in Endocrinology



+44 (0)20 7594 3617a.sam




148Reynolds BuildingCharing Cross Campus





Dr Amir Sam is Head of Undergraduate Medicine (School of Medicine) at Imperial College London. He is a Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospitals. He graduated from UCL with prizes and distinctions in all pre-clinical and clinical subjects. During his undergraduate training he received a scholarship to study Endocrinology at the Harvard Medical School. His postgraduate medical training was in Oxford and London. He completed his PhD in Neuroendocrinology as a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow at Imperial College London. 

In 2015 he received the Imperial College President’s Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching Excellence and the Outstanding Teacher/Trainer of the Year Award from Health Education North West London. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Sam AH, Shah S, Saleh K, et al., 2015, Clinical outcomes in patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas managed conservatively, Clinical Endocrinology, Vol:83, ISSN:0300-0664, Pages:861-865

Sam AH, Sleeth ML, Thomas EL, et al., 2015, Circulating Pancreatic Polypeptide Concentrations Predict Visceral and Liver Fat Content, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Vol:100, ISSN:0021-972X, Pages:1048-1052

Sam A, Busbridge M, Amin A, et al., 2013, Hepcidin levels in diabetes mellitus and polycystic ovary syndrome, Diabetic Medicine, Vol:30, ISSN:0742-3071, Pages:1495-1499

Sam AH, Gunner DJ, King A, et al., 2012, Selective Ablation of Peptide YY Cells in Adult Mice Reveals Their Role in Beta Cell Survival, Gastroenterology, Vol:143, ISSN:0016-5085, Pages:459-468

Sam AH, Dhillo WS, Donaldson M, et al., 2011, Serum Parathyroid Hormone Is Not an Accurate Predictor of Postthyroidectomy Hypocalcemia in Vitamin D-Deficient Patients: A Pilot Study, Clinical Chemistry, Vol:57, ISSN:0009-9147, Pages:1206-1207

Sam AH, Dhillo WS, Donaldson M, et al., 2011, Serum phosphate predicts temporary hypocalcaemia following thyroidectomy, Clinical Endocrinology, Vol:74, ISSN:0300-0664, Pages:388-393

Sam AH, Beynon HLC, 2010, Wound Botulism., New England Journal of Medicine, Vol:363, ISSN:0028-4793, Pages:2444-2444

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