Nick Savva MBBS, BMedSci(Hons), FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Foot and Ankle surgery.

Nick Savva is a senior and experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in disorders of the foot and ankle. He also treats all traumatic orthopaedic injuries of upper and lower limb.

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I work for the NHS at Dorset County Hospital and privately at the Winterbourne in Dorchester and at the Fortius Clinic in London.

I have regular clinics in Dorset and London. I am also happy to be in touch via email or telephone if this is more convenient.

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Elective Client Satisfaction Audit

Results from my latest elective client satisfaction audit.

Patient recommendation

100% of my patients would recommend me to their family and friends.


100% of my patients were very satisfied or satisfied that I fully listened to them.

Clear explanations

100% of my patients were very satisfied or satisfied that I explained the treatment/advice in a way that they understood.

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What Do Patients Say About Nick?

Over the years I have had several metatarsal fractures in my left foot. All have healed, however, as a consequence over the years my foot has become chronically painful. I saw Dr Savva privately and he diagnosed arthritis and was able to achieve a great improvement by the administration of Steroid Injections into the right areas using Image Guidance. I was very pleased with the results. I am an ex Charge Nurse and Clinical Manager with 25 years of experience with the NHS and having worked with lots of Medical Consultants during that time I know that some are better than others to deal with. Apropos Dr Savva I would have to say that he is extremely easy to communicate with and puts you at ease right away his professional, friendly and calm demeanour whilst at the same time never rushing the consultations. I would highly recommend Dr Savva.

SimonFoot treatment

In 2004 I was medically discharged from HM forces following a nasty, lower leg injury. For many years I suffered with agonizing pain, with debilitating movement. That was until I was introduced to Nick who completed an ankle arthrodesis in 2014. Nick's skill, compassion and dedication to the task is unquestionable. I have no regrets in having this surgery and would recommend Mr. Savva to anyone who is suffering from ankle/foot problems.

Many thanks and should you wish to contact me I would be more than happy to chat. Katie, Nick’s secretary, can put you in touch with me.

WayneAnkle surgery

In May 2018 I was run into at speed by my dog. My ankle was broken in four places. An appointment with Mr. Savva was quick to arrange and I was very well looked after by Mr. Savva and the Winterbourne Hospital. I acquired a lot of metalwork and, after five months, I’m comfortable and getting stronger, having had no problems or set-backs. I’m grateful for Mr. Savva and his team’s skills and for his pleasant and professional manner.

MarciaAnkle surgery

Having spent some 40 years in the Army and its associated physical demands, my left ankle was becoming increasingly troublesome with the onset of arthritis meaning that I was regularly in considerable pain and routinely limping badly. Having already sought other specialist opinions, I was recommended to consult Mr Savva - following which I had an arthrodesis performed by him some 6 months ago.

This is proving to be a life changing success even at this relatively early stage. I am now pretty much pain free and able to hike and bike without a care. Suffice it to say that I cannot recommend Mr Savva more highly to prospective patients. Not just for his exceptional surgical skills but also for the care he takes to explain every aspect of the proposed procedure - its risks, benefits and realities. A very satisfied customer!

DavidAnkle surgery

I would like to thank Mr Nick Savva for his care and skill in performing a cheilectomy and bunionectomy on my right foot only 3 weeks ago. As I had always been under the impression that any foot operation was extremely painful and recovery long winded, the thought of “self inflicting” pain always hindered me seeking a referral to a suitable consultant orthopaedic surgeon.

Having eventually been referred to Mr Savva by my GP and the procedures performed been very successful, I wish I had received the treatment years ago - 100% positive experience. No crutches, no pain and while my foot was supported in a post op shoe, I was able to place full weight on my foot immediately. I followed Mr Savva’s guidance to the letter and elevated my foot for 50/60minutes for two weeks. This clearly made an enormous contribution to me not experiencing any pain whatsoever. Unbelievable!

Full recovery will clearly take some time, but I am currently able to walk comfortably if a little slower than normal.The exciting world of shoes is now nearer to be being explored once again! Thank you Mr Savva.

NonFoot surgery

I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you. I am back on my bike and running again with no pain in my foot for the first time in nearly 2 years. It means a lot to me, especially in these difficult times. Now I am looking forward to getting back in the pool again!

EmilieFoot operation

I decided to proceed with ankle fusion (arthrodesis) by Mr Nick Savva which appears, at 6 months post op, to have been a great success. I have been fortunate to have had little pain after the procedure and have enjoyed great care and advice by both my surgeon and The Winterbourne Hospital.

I have benefitted from the expert physio team at the hospital as well as the Alter-G treadmill which has been a terrific bonus. Having been in great pain with osteo-arthritis in my talonavicular joint, I now am walking almost normally and getting my life back.

Thank you all for your care and attention. I am a very satisfied and happy patient! 😊 I can even wear my jazzy shoes again now!! 😉THANK YOU Mr Savva & team! I am so grateful.”

JuneAnkle surgery

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