Dr. Giovanni Sanna

Dr. Giovanni Sanna


31 years of experience
22 years as a specialist

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“First-class. Attentive, professional.“
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Languages spoken

  • English
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  • General Medical Council: 4685821
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,664 reviews


    Dr Giovanni Sanna is a leading Consultant Rheumatologist with HCA Healthcare at London Bridge Hospital. He also holds an NHS post at Guy's and St.Thomas' Hosptial in South London where he runs a multidisciplinary clinic with neurologists and renal physicians for clients suffering from neuropsychiatric lupus, lupus nephritis and myositis. His special clinical interest is in connective tissues disease, particularly systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid syndrome. 

    He was awarded his Medical Degree at the University of Rome in 1991 and completed his specialist training in Rheumatology at the University of Cagliari, Italy. He completed his PhD in 2000 and was elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 2006. He is heavily involved in Medical Education, teaching medical students, supervising trainees in rheumatology and contributes to educational programmes and lectures in the UK and abroad. During his career, he has published over 50 research papers and numerous textbook chapters and is a reviewer for several international journals. He is a member of the British Society for Rheumatology, the American College of Rheumatology, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Rheumatology
    • Lupus
    • CNS Lupus
    • Antiphospholipid (Hughes) Syndrome
    • Connective Tissue Diseases
    • Myositis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Inflammatory Arthritis
    • General Rheumatology
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome

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    • Rheumatology
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    Special interests

    • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Inflammatory Arthritis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    • MD
    • FRCP
    • PhD
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