Making his first public statement since he was attacked by Zack Davies, Dr Sarandev Bhambra has questioned whether the attack could have been prevented.
He described Davies was a coward who had attacked him from behind and intended to behead him.
ITV News reporter Ian Lang is in court for the sentencing of machete attacker Zack Davies.
The judge said the attack on Dr Sarandev Bhambra was planned, racially motivated and 'dreadful', leaving the dentist with horrific injuries.
"One can only imagine the sheer terror you subjected him to" said the judge, Rhys Rowlands.
Apart from the impact on Dr Bhambra and his family, the wider Sikh community had been 'shocked to the core', he said.
He said that Davies had known what he was doing at the time of the attack.
Sentencing him to life he said he considered Davies a significant risk to members of the public.
A judge at Mold Crown Court has sentenced Zack Davies to life, with a minimum term of 14 years, for a racially motivated attack on a dentist.
Mold Crown Court has heard that Zack Davies' victim Dr Sarandev Bhambra's injuries had healed to such an extent he would be able to return to work in the near future, writes ITV News reporter Ian Lang.
The court also heard that the Dr Bhambra was in court, the first time he had attended since the attack.
ITV News reporter Ian Lang is at Mold Crown Court awaiting the sentencing of Zack Davies.
The 26-year-old was found guilty of attempting to murder dentist Dr Sarandev Bhambra at a supermarket in January.
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A man "inspired" by Isis murderer "Jihadi John" has been found guilty of attempting to murder an Asian dentist in a racially-motivated attack.
Zack Davies, 26, shouted "White Power" and "I did it for Lee Rigby" as he targeted his 24-year-old victim with a machete and a claw hammer at a Tesco supermarket in Mold, North Wales, on January 14.
Carole Green reports from Mold Crown Court:
The victim of Zack Davies, who has been found guilty of attempted murder, would have died it not for "the extremely courageous actions" of an ex-serviceman.
Following a guilty verdict of attempted murder at Mold Crown Court, The Crown Prosecution Service said the offence could have been an act of murder if it were not for "the extremely courageous actions of ex-serviceman Peter Fuller".
Mr Fuller intervened in the attack on the innocent dentist by Davies in a Tesco store in Mold.
Davies’ actions have left Dr Bhambra with life-changing injuries and he will not know for some considerable time whether he can pursue his chosen career.
Davies has today been made to face justice for his crime, but it is Dr Bhambra who continues to live with the effects of the attack.
We hope that today’s conviction will be of some comfort to him as he seeks to move forward with his life.
Judge Rhys Rowlands sent Davies to a high security hospital for psychiatric reports to be prepared before he sentences him on September 11th.
“I hold the view he is an incredibly dangerous young man. If it is not going to be a hospital order it will be the longest possible sentence,” said the Judge.