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Dr. Christiana Savvidou graduated in medicine from the University of Athens, Greece. She completed her orthopaedic residency in University of Athens, Greece, followed by a fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at University of Tampere, Finland and by a fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at Christine M. Kleinert Institute – University of Louisville in Kentucky, USA. Dr Christiana served as a Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgeon in Cyprus and USA.

In 2014 Dr. Christiana moved to Dubai where she has continued to practice as a Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Dr. Christiana offers both surgical and non-surgical treatments for a wide range of hand and upper extremity bone and joint conditions in children. Her clinical interests include children with hand trauma and wrist injuries, musculoskeletal deficiencies including congenital and acquired upper limb deformities. Other areas of expertise include cerebral palsy and other soft tissue hand abnormalities.

Dr. Christiana is available for consultation at CORE (Children’s Orthopaedic Centre of Excellence) at Kings College Hospital, Dubai Hills.

Dr. Christiana is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and a member of the American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS). She has authored and co-authored numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and a regular speaker at international meetings worldwide. She participated in several research projects including the Hand Transplantation Program at University of Louisville, USA.

Dr. Christiana has been a member of surgical missions to Gaza, under the auspice of The Little Wings Foundation, the UK registered charity.

Our Pediatric Hand Surgeon, Dr. Christiana Savvidou, provides a wide range of pediatric hand services.

Special interests:

  • Traumatic Hand and Finger injuries.
  • Sports Hand and Wrist Injuries.
  • Non-Surgical and Surgical Treatment for Birth-Related Injuries.
  • Treatment of Pediatric Hand Deformities (Thumb Duplication, Syndactyly, Trigger Finger, Missing Fingers)
  • Cerebral Palsy with upper extremity involvement.


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