Sam trained at Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals, London. Following junior doctor posts in the West Midlands he undertook his basic surgical training in London before focusing on Trauma & Orthopaedics.
In recent years Sam has been at the forefront of improving the management of concussion in amateur sport and in children. He is recognised as an expert in the area and has presented nationally and internationally on the topic.
Sam has qualifications in pre-hospital care and sports medicine and has extensive experience in planning and delivering medical care for sporting events.Away from Return2Play, Sam works in young adult and sports injury hip surgery.
Sam is a passionate believer in the health and social benefits of sport and that by properly managing risk those benefits can continue to be enjoyed.
Click the links below to read Dr Barke’s series of concussion blogs.
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