Terence Savaridas

Mr Terence Savaridas is a highly experienced Consultant Hand & Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon in the NHS Forth Valley. He is award-winning in his field and is dedicated to research to improve patient care.

Medbelle position

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Titles

MBChB, FRCS(Tr & Orth), MD

Specialisation

Hand & Upper Limb Conditions and Treatments

Experience

18 years

Specialisation

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

Terence Savaridas

Summary

Mr Terence Savaridas, a highly skilled Consultant Hand and Upper Limb Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon in the NHS Forth Valley With a wealth of experience and expertise, Terence is dedicated to providing exceptional care to patients seeking surgical solutions for their hand and upper limb conditions.

Having completed his medical training at the prestigious University of Edinburgh in 2004, he has since honed his skills through intensive orthopaedic training in leading institutions across Edinburgh, Glasgow, and the Northeast of England. His commitment to advancing medical knowledge has been recognised with the award of a Doctor of Medicine (MD) higher degree from The University of Edinburgh in 2011, reflecting his dedication to excellence in patient care.

Terence's pursuit of excellence led him to undertake further training in Hand, Upper Limb, and Trauma Surgery in Perth, Australia, supported by a British Orthopaedic Association grant in 2016. Since then, he has brought his expertise back to NHS Forth Valley, where he serves as a Consultant Surgeon and plays a pivotal role as the Orthopaedic Training Lead.

As Clinical Director for Research & Development at NHS Forth Valley, Terence is at the forefront of pioneering research initiatives aimed at enhancing surgical outcomes and patient experiences. His dedication to improving surgical techniques is evident in his involvement as the local Principal Investigator for several national multicentre clinical trials.

In his clinical practice, Terence specialises in treating a wide range of hand and upper limb conditions, including degenerative diseases and complex injuries. Patients can trust in his expertise to provide personalised care, tailored to their unique needs and circumstances.

Outside of his professional commitments, Terence enjoys staying active and engaged in his community. Whether he's on the hockey field or volunteering as a Boys Brigade Officer, his passion for helping others shines through.

Positions

  • 2017 - Present: Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
  • 2016 - 2017: Fellowship – Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, WA, Australia
  • 2010 -2016: Specialty Trainee in Trauma & Orthopaedics, Northern Deanery
  • Reviewer Bone and Joint Research Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research PLOS Medicin

Education

  • FRCSEd (Tr & Orth), The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2014)
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) by Research, The University of Edinburgh (2011)
  • MRCSEd, The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (2007)
  • MBChB, The University of Edinburgh (2004)

Awards and achievements

  • British Orthopaedic Association / Zimmer - Adult Reconstructive Extremities Fellowship (2016)
  • Kreibich Memorial Prize (2011)
  • Northern Deanery Annual Orthopaedic Registrar Research Prize
  • Winter Scottish Committee for Orthopaedics and Trauma (SCOT) Meeting (Jan 2011)
  • 2nd Prize for Registrar Presentations
  • Osteosynthesis & Trauma Care Council (OTC) Research Grant (2008)
  • The Royal College of Edinburgh Small Research Grant (2008)
  • The Wellcome Trust Elective Prize (2004)
  • University of Edinburgh Faculty of Medicine Summer Vacation Grant (2001)

Specialist surgical interests

  • Acromioclavicular (AC) joint repairs
  • Arthritis of the hand
  • Arthroscopic subacromial decompression
  • Biceps tendon pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Dislocated shoulder
  • Elbow ligament injuries
  • Elbow trauma
  • Fractures
  • Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Golfer's elbow treatment
  • Hand and wrist ligament reconstruction
  • Hand Injuries
  • Hand surgery for Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
  • Reverse shoulder replacement
  • Rotator cuff surgery
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • Shoulder arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)
  • Shoulder fracture treatment
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Shoulder labrum tears
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Shoulder stabilisation bankart repair
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Stabilisation of unstable elbows
  • Steroid injection therapy with a physiotherapist
  • Stiff elbow release surgery
  • Subacromial pain syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Trapped ulnar nerve
  • Trapped ulnar nerve
  • Trigger finger treatment (stenosing tenosynovitis)
  • Wrist arthritis

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