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Donald Sammut - Hand Surgeon

Photograph by Sam Pelly


Main Practice:


Sulis Hospital Bath
Foxcote Avenue, Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SF


1 Welbeck Street
Marylebone, London W1G 0AR

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Donald Sammut is a Plastic Surgeon and a specialist Hand Surgeon. His clinical practice is divided between Bath and London and deals exclusively with Hand Surgery. He holds Honorary Consultant posts in the NHS Units in Derby and Coventry. His particular interests include the reconstruction of hands following trauma or degeneration, Nerve and tendon surgery, and the reanimation of the paralysed hand. He is 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 independent annual Anatomy dissection course of the Upper limb which has been running continuously  since 1996 and is established as one of the core training courses in Hand Surgery.. 

Founder of the UK Charity, Working Hands, he has established a programme of Hand Surgery in Nepal, and travels there once a year to reconstruct and reanimate paralysed hands in patients with leprosy, and, more importantly, to teach local surgeons. He is a Visiting Senior Lecturer in Hand Surgery at Kirtipur University Hospital, Kathmandu

He is also an artist and illustrator of both Medical and non-medical works. All illustrations on this website are his.


Special areas of Clinical Practice


The  private practice in both Bath and London is fully active with the expected Covid precautions. Patients for surgery are still required to have a Covid swab test (in-house) 3 days before surgery and then to self isolate until the day of surgery.

The Medicolegal practice is active as normal including face to face interview and examination of Claimants conducted in London (OneWelbeck), Bath (Sulis Hospital Bath) or Bristol (58 Queen Square)

Disclaimer: The information provided in this website represents one surgeon’s personal experience and opinion. It is not intended to be a comprehensive resource. The contents of the website are not intended to be a substitute for a surgical consultation and no liability is accepted for the consequences of inappropriate or misguided use of the information.