Abdel Aziz, Dr Adel

MBChB, MSc (trauma sciences), MFMLMAbdel Aziz, Dr Adel (emergency medicine) photo


Emergency medicine

Training and education

Dr Abdel Aziz completed his postgraduate clinical training at various institutions in the UK and in other parts of Europe. In 2013, he was made an honorary clinical senior teacher at the University of Southampton.


Dr Abdel Aziz is a senior emergency physician who joined the Trust in 2002. He's particularly interested in major trauma, emergency ultrasound and international emergency medicine. He's the TARN (trauma audit and research network) lead for the major trauma centre here at University Hospital Southampton.

Dr Abdel Aziz was also a founder of the Egyptian Trauma Society (EgTS) and a founder member of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM). He's a member of the special implementation committee of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM).

Key achievements

  • Being an examiner for the fellowship and membership of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.
  • Being made an honorary clinical senior teacher at the University of Southampton.
  • Directing Health Education England's Wessex programme for SAS (specialty and associate specialist) doctors in emergency medicine.
  • Becoming president of FASSGEM (Forum for Associate Specialist and Staff Grade Doctors in Emergency Medicine) at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.
  • Being a council member of the Royal College of Emergency medicine.


Dr Abdel Aziz is the principal investigator in an ongoing clinical trial entitled 'A novel device to aid reduction of Colles’ fracture in the emergency department'. 

His past publications include:

  • Tapping into a forgotten emergency medicine resource – training the non-training doctors: EMJ 2015.
  • An unusual presentation of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, Crit Ultrasound J DOI 10.1007/s13089-009-0008-5 and Emergency & Urgent Care Today, vol 1 No 1 spring 2009.
  • Emerging concerns abour Iran's scientific and medical future. Clinical medicine (London, England) 01/2006; 7(1):92-3.
  • Headache guidelines, review article, today’s Emergency Journal, August 2005.
  • The effect of calcitonin gene-related peptide in patients with delayed postoperative cerebral ischaemia after aneurismal subarachnoid haemorrhage, The Lancet, 1992 vol 339.


You can contact Dr Abdel Aziz via his secretary, Chris Penniston - call 023 8120 4107 or send an email.