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Nicholas SavvaNicholas Savva
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.

Publications

In Situ Arthrodesis with Lateral Wall Ostectomy for the Sequelae of Fracture of the Os Calcis.
N.Savva, T.S.Saxby.
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

Book Chapters

Minimally Invasive Surgery in Orthopaedics: First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthroscopy.
N.Savva, T.S.Saxby
Springer, New York.

 
News & Events

June 2010: High-heels & foot deformities - investigating the link.

"One of our consultants recently went out onto the streets of Central London for a "Feet Vox Pop" in order to diagnose foot deformities caused by high heels..."

Salto Total Ankle Arthroplasty Cadaveric Course

One day course covering the anatomy and exposure of the ankle joint with implantation of the Salto T.A.R, and discussing the design features of this prosthesis and long term result.

Live surgery festival

The Festival is an interactive live surgery session with three operating theatres and full High Definition transmission of a number of procedures, such as the use of arthroscopic surgery for correction of forefoot conditions, chevron osteotomy, Lapidus, Morton's, and hindfoot problems (subtalar arthrodesis).

Leading edge Shockwave Treatment available for foot and ankle disorders

The Clinic for Foot & Ankle Surgery is one of the first to be able to offer Shockwave Treatment for certain foot and ankle conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Spur) and Achilles Tendonopathy, without the need for invasive surgery or anaesthetic.

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