Dr Christiana Savvidou is a US-trained Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon with fifteen years of experience in hand surgery, upper extremity conditions, and sports injuries. Her expertise includes managing a variety of hand and wrist fractures, nerve injuries, musculoskeletal deficiencies, hand tumours, and neuromuscular disorders. She is dedicated to delivering personalised care, understanding each patient’s unique needs, and offering non-surgical and surgical treatment options.
Dr Savvidou completed her medical education and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Athens in Greece. She further honed her skills through fellowships in Hand Surgery at Tampere University in Finland and Hand and Microsurgery at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute, University of Louisville in Kentucky, USA. She specialises in adult and paediatric hand surgery, nerve reconstruction, microsurgery, and complex hand and wrist sports injury management here.
In addition to her clinical practice, Dr Savvidou is recognised for her contributions to academic medicine. She has authored several publications in her field, establishing her as a leader in orthopaedic hand surgery. Her accolades include awards for her contributions to the field and her involvement in the Hand Transplantation team at the University of Louisville’s Composite Tissue Allotransplantation program. She has held teaching positions in Greece and the USA and is a member of various professional societies, including the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and the American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS).
- Upper extremity pain and injuries
- Wrist and hand ligament injury
- Wrist and hand fracture or arthritis
- Sports injury in the hand, wrist, elbow
- Congenital hand deformities (syndactyly, thumb hypoplasia)
- Cerebral Palsy- Brachial plexus
- Nerve and tendon injury
- Carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel syndrome
- Hand tumors and Rheumatoid arthritis in the hand
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