Dr Christiana Savvidou graduated in medicine from the University of Athens, Greece. She is a Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgeon and specialises in numerous conditions associated with the hand, wrist and elbow.
After graduating, Dr Savvidou completed an orthopaedic residency at the University of Athens, followed by a fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at the University of Tampere, Finland, and a fellowship at Christine M. Klienert Institute, University of Louisville, USA. Before joining the team at King’s College Hospital in Dubai, Dr Savvidou worked in Dubai, Cyprus and the USA.
She offers both surgical and non-surgical treatments for a variety of conditions, such as wrist ligament injury, wrist fracture or arthritis, sports injury in the hand or upper extremities, hand or finger pain, congenital hand deformities, nerve damage, carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel syndrome, trigger finger / thumb, tendon damage and rheumatoid arthritis in the hand.
Additionally, she specialises in paediatric hand surgery, working with children with musculoskeletal deficiencies (including congenital and acquired upper limb deformities). Other areas of expertise include cerebral palsy, brachial plexus and other soft tissue hand abnormalities.