MBBS FRCS (Tr& Orth)
- The Lister Hospital, London
- Dorset County Hospital
- Winterbourne Hospital
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon
Nick Savva is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon. He qualified at St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1994 and gained his surgical fellowship in 1998. Mr Savva then spent a further 6 years training in Orthopaedic Surgery and gained FRCS(Tr & Orth) in 1997.
He was selected for two fellowships during his training. The first was at Harborview Hospital, Seattle, a level one trauma centre in the USA dealing with complex Foot and Ankle trauma. He then completed his training with a 12 month fellowship in Foot and Ankle surgery with Mr Terry Saxby at the Brisbane Foot and Ankle Centre, Australia. He won both the British and American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle travelling fellowships in 2006 and 2008.
Mr Savva was appointed as a Consultant to Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester in 2007 and has admitting rights to the Winterbourne Hospital in Dorchester and the Lister Hospital, London. He has established a number of multidisciplinary Foot and Ankle Specialist units, including specialist physiotherapy and orthotics.
Mr Savva has published and presented research work widely throughout his career and has recently authored a chapter in a book on minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery. He enjoys teaching both for local trainees and on international courses for those with an interest in foot and ankle surgery. He has a special interest in sports injuries and runs an annual conference on the subject in Ireland.
Outside work Mr Savva enjoys spending time with his family, and is a keen skier, cyclist and kitesurfer.
In Situ Arthrodesis with Lateral Wall Ostectomy for the Sequelae of Fracture of the Os Calcis.
JBJS(Br) 2007 July; 89(7):919-924
Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: Results of Repeat Arthroscopic Debridement.
N.Savva, M.B.Davies, M.K.Jabur, T.S.Saxby.
Foot Ankle Int. 2007 June; 28(6): 669-673
Supramalleolar Osteotomy for Unilateral Tibial Torsion.
N.Savva, R.Ramesh, R.H.Richards.
J.Paediatr Orthop B. 2006 May; 15(3): 190-3
Minimally Invasive Surgery in Orthopaedics: First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthroscopy.
Springer, New York.