After qualifying as a doctor in 2008, Mr Emam completed his plastic surgery training in Alexanderia, Egypt, where he covered on all aspects of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery.
He then moved to work as a specialist in plastic surgery at one of the largest aesthetic surgery centres in Jeddah, Saudia Arabia, for a year before moving to the UK. His first role in the UK was at Southmead Hospital Bristol, one of the largest plastic surgery units in the UK, where he trained in skin cancer treatment, hand surgery , soft tissue oncology, breast and microsurgery.
Here he completed a prestigious breast reconstruction fellowship, where he was exposed to all aspects of microsurgical breast reconstruction and aesthetic breast procedures. He also completed a renowned limb reconstruction fellowship in Southmead Hospital and trained in complex acute limb reconstruction and management of bone infection cases.
He worked as a locum consultant in Southmead Hospital, Bristol, specialising in breast reconstruction and hand surgery before moving to take up a consultant role at the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery as one of the limb reconstruction surgeons providing service at both Morriston Hospital and the newly established major trauma centre at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.
As part of his work he helps the Breast Reconstruction Service and the Skin Cancer Service.
Mr Emam has completed over 3,000 surgical procedures including more than 400 involving complex microsurgical reconstruction.