HOLMDEL, NJ - Congratulations were shared across Bayshore Medical Center for Dr. Said Abou Samra.

Dr. Samra was recently  elected President of Medical Staff at Bayshore Medical Center. He begins his 2-year term on January 1.

Samra, known for his keen intellect and warm personality, has built a thriving, highly regarded medical  practice.  He is well known for his service to the community, professional relationships with his peers and love for his family. Leadership is one of the hallmarks of the Samra brand. Here's a little background on the 2020 President of the Medical Staff.

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Dr. Said A. Samra graduated with his medical degree in 1973 from Damascus University Medical School in Damascus, Syria. He then completed his internship at American University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon. Dr. Samra went on to complete a second internship at Perth Amboy General Hospital in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Continuing his education, Dr. Samra went to UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School where he completed five years of training in surgery and subsequently became certified by the American Board of Surgery. He then started a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at St. Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey where he finished his training in 1982 and is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Said Samra established The Samra Group in 1982.

He has served on many leadership committees in several area hospitals.

Dr. Samra has served for many years on the New Jersey Plastic Surgery Executive Council, and was elected president of the New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons in the year 2000. 

Dr. Samra has been awarded Physician of the Year 2010 as well as elected Chief of Surgery by Bayshore Community Hospital for 2 consecutive terms and has served in many leadership positions at the hospital executive committee. He has been featured–for 14 consecutive years–in Castle Connelly Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area from 2000 through 2014 and also is featured in February 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010 issues of New Jersey Savvy Living in the exclusive article on “New Jersey Top Docs for Beauty.”

Dr. Said Samra is a Member of the American Society of Plastic surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic surgery as well as the International College of Surgeons.