Donald Sammut is a Plastic Surgeon and a Specialist Hand Surgeon based in the UK. His clinical practice is divided between Bath and London and deals exclusively with Hand Surgery. His particular interests include the reconstruction of hands following trauma or degeneration, nerve and tendon surgery and the paralysed hand.
Mr Sammut is a frequent lecturer at national and international scientific meetings, the latter particularly in Italy. He is a teacher and mentor for surgeons in Hand Surgery, and is involved in the preparation and conduct of Hand Surgery examinations. As well as operative technique courses on the upper limb, he has created and runs regular anatomy dissection courses.
Donald has established a programme of Hand Surgery in Nepal, now in its 20th year, and travels there annually to reconstruct and reanimate paralysed hands in patients with leprosy, or the sequelae of scarring from burns, and especially to teach and train Nepali surgeons.
He is also an artist and an illustrator, of both medical and non-medical works. You can read more about Mr Sammut here.