- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Upper GI surgery
- Video and telephone consultations
Ms Sammartino qualified from Università degli Study di Milano in 1999. After obtaining her CCT in General Surgery from the University of Pavia, Ms Sammartino went on to accomplish higher surgical training in Italy, France and the UK before becoming a consultant in 2009. Ms Sammartino joined Royal London Hospital in 2009 as a consultant general and transplant surgeon with specialist interest in laparoscopic benign surgery and proctology, and since then, has been named clinical lead of the renal transplant unit.
Further to her quality surgical practice, Ms Sammartino is a leading figure in clinical research and medical education. She has authored over 40 publications and reports in peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Transplantation, and as a dedicated mentor, she also regularly collaborates in local and regional training programmes for junior doctors.
Areas of interest
lumps and bumps, cysts removal
proctology: outpatient, minimally invasive treatments for haemorrhoids and this includes eXroid electrotherapy treatment and THD. treatment of fissure and perianal fistulae. Removal of anal skin tags
abdominal wall repair surgery, open and laparoscopic
renal transplantations and dialysis access surgery (arterovenous fistulae and peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion).
Current NHS consultant posts held
general and Renal Transplant surgeon at the Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, since April 2009
Clinical Lead for Transplantation at the Royal London Hospital since 2016
I have more than 40 publications on peer reviewed journals on a variety of topics.
My main interest are on safe surgery and on minimally invasive surgery.
I am leading protocols of enhamnced recovery.
More recently I am investigator on clinical studies aimed to introduced the use of waerable and AI on monitoring long term, chronic conditions.
I am mother of 2 girls and spend the majority of my spare time with them.
I am a theatre fanatic and slowly introducing my little ones to the pleasure of theatre performances.
I like to relax with a nice book and I can read for hours.
I love travelling and explore arte, cultural habits and food.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Italian - Native or bilingual
- MBBS in Medicine and Surgery Universita' di Milano, Italy 1999
- CCT in General Surgery Universita' di Pavia, Italy 2005
Reference number 6161104
Affiliations / memberships
ACPGBI (The Association of Caloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland)
BTS (British Transplant Society)
ACOI ( Associatione Chirurghi Ospedalieri)