Photograph by Sam Pelly
CONSULTANT HAND SURGEON
BATH: CircleBath Hospital, Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John, Bath, BA2 8SQ
READING: CircleReading Hospital
Drake Way, Reading, RG2 0NE
Fitzhardinge Street, London, W1H 6EQ
The Lister Hospital
Chelsea Bridge Road
London SW1W 8RH
Hon Senior lecturer in Anatomy
Anatomy and Human Sciences, King’s College,
(Guy’s Campus), London
Donald Sammut is a Plastic Surgeon and a specialist Hand Surgeon. His clinical practice is divided between Bath, Reading and London and deals exclusively with Hand Surgery. His particular interests include the reconstruction of hands following trauma or degeneration, Nerve and tendon surgery, congenital hand malformations and the paralysed hand.
He is also a teacher, and a frequent lecturer at National and International scientific meetings. He is involved in the training of surgeons in Hand Surgery, as well as in the preparation and conduct of Hand Surgery examinations. He has created, and runs, an annual Anatomy dissection course of the Upper limb which has become established as one of the core courses sponsored by the British Society for Surgery of the Hand. He teaches Anatomy to undergraduates at Kings College London.
Founder of the UK Charity, Working Hands, he has established a programme of Hand Surgery in Nepal, and travels there once, sometimes twice, a year to reconstruct and reanimate paralysed hands in patients with leprosy, and to teach local surgeons.
Special areas of Clinical Practice
- General aspects of
Surgery of the Hands
- Nerve compressions eg
Carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel
- Peripheral nerve microsurgery
- Dupuytren’s disease
- Surgery for arthritis
- The wrist
- Tendon transfers for paralysis
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