Professor Rami Abboud elected Honorary Fellow (FRCS) of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Professor Rami Abboud’s dedication towards teaching, research and training was recognised in 2011 by the award of a rare accolade, Honorary Fellow (FRCS), of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, which is the College's highest award. It was formally recognised at the College’s Awards Ceremony on 18th January 2012 (Professor Abboud receiving his award from the President of the College Professor Norman Williams).

Honorary Fellowship is given to a limited number of individuals of outstanding academic merit, or other outstanding contributions to the profession. Those who receive this accolade are usually world recognised figures in their particular specialty. The number of living not-medically qualified Honorary Fellows at any one time shall not exceed 30.

Professor Abboud is Director of the Institute of Motion Analysis and Research (IMAR), Head of the Department of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery and Director of the Master of Orthopaedic Surgery (MCh Orth) Course at the University of Dundee.

'I am delighted to receive this honour from the Royal College of Surgeons of England,' said Professor Abboud. 'This further adds to Dundee’s reputation as one of the leading institutions for teaching, research and training in Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery, and Biomechanics.'