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Mr Victor Ameh

Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine MBBS, MA (Law&Ethics), FRCSEd, FRCEM, MAcadMed, MEWI, MCMI
Claimants and DefendantsCriminal CasesHome AppointmentsFace to Face AppointmentsPrison Visit AppointmentsCourt Attendance5+ Patients

Medico-Legal Experience

Mr Victor Ameh is a Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine and has been an Expert Witness since 2009. He has completed Bond Solon training and is instructed in personal injury, clinical negligence and criminal cases by Claimants, Defendants and joint instructions. He also has experience with appearing in court and prison visits.

Mr Ameh has extensive experience in cases associated with:

Personal injury relating to:

  • Trauma (multi-regional soft tissue injury)
  • Whiplash
  • Whiplash associated disorders

Clinical negligence relating to:

  • Missed/delayed diagnosis/management of:
    • Fracture
    • Sepsis
    • Significant soft tissue infections
    • Cauda equina syndrome
    • Appendicitis
    • Acute coronary syndrome/heart attack
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid haemorrhage
  • Resuscitation
  • Care for critically ill
  • Advanced life support

Mr Ameh’s availability is 2-3 weeks and has a report turnaround time of 3-4 weeks.

Clinical Experience

Currently a Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine at The Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Mr Ameh is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester Medical School and Edge Hill University.

Mr Ameh graduated in 1990 from the University of Ibadan Medical College, he then completed his postgraduate Fellowship in Surgery in 2000 at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. In 2009, Mr Ameh completed his postgraduate Fellowship in Accident and Emergency Medicine at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and obtained his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine.

Furthermore, Mr Ameh is a Clinical and Educational Supervisor to Medical Students, Foundation Doctors, GP Trainees, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Specialist Registrars. He is also an Advanced Life Support (ALS) Instructor and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Instructor.


  • Victor Ameh, Abassi Ayaz, Raenah Khokher, Does Magnesium Sulphate have a role in the management of Acute Exacerbation of COPD? Conference Abstract Paper presented to the Annual Scientific Conference of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, September 2021.
  • Ayaz Abbasi, Victor Ameh, Ilyas Muhammad. The Impact of GP referrals on Overcrowding in the Emergency Department and Acute Medicine. British Journal of Healthcare Management. February 9 2021.
  • Victor Ameh, Hamzah Khokhar, Ayaz Abassi. Groin Abscess: A Retrospective Review of Diagnosis and Treatment. Journal of Clinical Infection in Practice. 24 November 2020.
  • Ayaz Abbasi, Victor Ameh. To evaluate the Appointment-based System in the Emergency Department, which enables the number of attandances to be staggered to maintain social distancing in COVID19 Pandemic. British Journal of Medical and Health Sciences (BJMHS). Volume 2, Issue 11, November 2020, 648-652
  • Victor Ameh, Hamzah Khokar, Ayaz Abbasi. Groin Abscess: Review of Diagnosis and Treatment (one-year experience). Presented at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) Scientific Conference in September 2020.
  • Victor Ameh, Hamzah Khokhar, Ayaz Abbasi. The Diagnostic Accuracy of ED Clinicians in Groin Abscess. Journal of Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Surgical Care. 2020, 7: 050.
  • Ayaz Abbasi, Hamzah Khokhar, Hadeed Abbasi, Victor Ameh, Raenah Khokhar. Emergency Department Attendances and the Role of Urgent Care Centres – An Experience from a Major Incident at A District General Hospital. British Journal of Medical and Health Sciences (BJMHS). Vol 2, Issue 5, May 2020.
  • Victor Ameh, Hamzah Nasir, Sarah Ahmed, Ayaz Abbasi. Improving Patient Flow Using the Initial Senior Assessment and Treatment (ISAT) Model in the Emergency Department. British Journal of Hospital Management. Volume 24, No 10, October 2018.
  • Victor Ameh, Sayed Bin Rashid Fahad. Acute Traumatic Headache: A 2-year Retrospective Review. Journal of the British International Doctors’ Association. Issue No1, Volume 24, Feb 2018.
  • Victor Ameh. An Overview of Trauma Management. Foundation Years Journal (Accident and Emergency & Dermatology). Volume 10, Issue 4, Page 10. April 2016.
  • Victor Ameh, A Afridi. An Unusual Lesion of the Finger Presenting to the Emergency Department. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports. Volume 19, Pages 27-29, 2015.
  • Parla G, Victor Ameh. Arterio-Venous Malformation of the Cervical Spinal Cord. British Medical Journal, Case Reports. September 2013.
  • Victor Ameh, Deepak Doshi. Spiral Computed Tomography Scan or Intravenous Urography in Renal Colic? Emergency Medicine Journal. Volume 26, No 5, May 2009.
  • Victor Ameh, Natalie Speak. Factitious Hypoglycaemia in a Non-Diabetic Patient. European Journal of Emergency Medicine 15(1) 50-60. February 2008.
  • Victor Ameh, Steve Jones. Central Venous Catheterisation: Internal jugular of Subclavian Approach? Emergency Medicine Journal. Vol 24, Page 662-663, 2007.
  • Victor Ameh. Commotio Cordis – A Review. British Journal of Resuscitation. Vol4, No 3, Pages 17018, Spring 2006.
  • Victor Ameh. Steve Crane. Nerve Injury Following Shoulder Dislocation – The Emergency Physician’s Perspective. European Journal of Emergency Medicine 13 (4):233 – 235 August 2006.
  • Victor Ameh, Rachel Jenner, N Jilani, A Bradbury. Pneumomediastinum, Pnuemopericardium and Subcutaneous Emphysema: An Unusual Presentation of Asthma in a 2-Year old Boy. Emergency Medicine Journal 23: 466-467. 2006.
  • Victor Ameh. Investigating Research Fraud: A Collective Responsibility. Published 9th August 2005 (a rapid response to “suspected research fraud, getting at the truth”) British Medical Journal, 2005; 331, 281-288.
  • Victor Ameh, Abdu Opaluwa. The Challenges of Healthcare Delivery in Developing Countries. British Medical Journal, April 2005 ( A rapid response.
  • M Ballal, R Hodder, Victor Ameh, SN Selvachandran, D Cade. Guideline Compliance- Do We Maintain the Standards? Colorectal Diseases. 2003 2 (Suppl): 35-80.
  • Igun G, Victor Ameh, Awani K. Peutz-Jeghers’s Syndrome: Case Report. East African Medical Journal. Vol 76, No 5. May 1999.
  • Ugwu B, Victor Ameh, Dakum NK. An Unusual Chest Impalement: West African Journal of Medicine. Volume 1, No 1 January – March 1998.

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