Mr 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 six years training in Orthopaedic Surgery and gained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma & Orthopaedic) in 1997.
Mr Savva was selected for two fellowships during his training; the first at Harborview Hospital, Seattle, a level one trauma centre in the USA dealing with complex foot and ankle trauma. Following this, Mr Savva undertook 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 is a member of the specialist team at the Clinic for Foot and Ankle Surgery at 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.