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- Hand surgery
Donald Sammut is a Plastic Surgeon by training, specialising exclusively in Hand Surgery. He divides his practice between Bath and London. He has special interest in the management of nerve surgery, surgery for arthritis, malformations, reconstruction after trauma and in the reanimation surgery of paralysed hands. He is a lecturer in Anatomy and runs regular courses for senior surgeons in Hand Surgery. He also runs a surgical programme in Nepal, travelling there twice a year to operate on leprosy paralysed hands and to teach local surgeons. He is an accredited illustrator and artist.
Close work and cooperation with specialist Hand Therapists in Bath, Bristol. Maidenhead, London.
Regular invited speaker in the UK and International on Hand Surgery and Anatomy at all levels.
Areas of interest
Nerve compressions; Carpal tunnel surgery; paralysis; tendon repair and transfer; joint replacement; arthritis of wrist and fingers; trigger finger; musicians; professional sport hand injuries; Dupuytrens contracture; tennis elbow; wrist pain, steroid injections; ganglion surgery (cyst removal);
Tendon transfers for paralysis
Biomechanics of the intrinsics
Painting and illustration
Ian McGregor Medal for distinction in the FRCS Plast
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Fluent
- Italian - Fluent
- Maltese - Fluent
Courses offered to GPs
see: www.donaldsammut.com for Teaching and Lecture calendar
All treated patients are requested feedback of treatment and outcome satisfaction. These are available and posted online (Circle websites).
A selection of core operations are regularly audited externally by the British Society for Surgery of the Hand.
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1984
- FRCS (Plastic Surgery) Intercollegiate Board in Plastic Surgery 1994
- Fellowship in Hand Surgery David Evans, The Hand Clinic Windsor 1993
- Fellowship in Hand Surgery Guy Foucher, SOS Main, Strasbourg 1989
- Fellowship in Hand Surgery Marc Garcia-Elias, Barcelona 2002
- Fellowship in Craniofacial and Aesthetic Surgery Daniel Marcha; Paris 1991
Reference number 2532196
Details of entry to specialist register
- Plastic Surgery, 1994
Affiliations / memberships
British Society For Surgery of the Hand
Royal College of Surgeons of England
The Chelsea Arts Club
- Circle Bath, BA2 8SF
- 09:00 - 16:00
- 01761 422220
- Fortius Clinic 17 Fitzhardinge Street LONDON...
- 09:00 - 13:00
- 01761 422220
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
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