Dr. Paul Sauer, MD

Dr. Paul Sauer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Paul Sauer, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

2660 10th Ave S Ste 707

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sauer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers
Gynecomastia
very high
more than 91% of peers
Trigger Finger
high
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Sauer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sauer "Dr. Sauer is a trained and experienced Hand and Plastic Surgeon with over 20 years of conscientious, compassionate care for thousands of patients. He has completed multiple certifications and re-certifications in General, Plastic, and Hand Surgery. Emergent and elective Hand Surgery has become a central focus of his practice although Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the body is still an integral part. Dr. Sauer is the only Board Certified Hand Surgeon with an office on the St. Vincent's BIRMINGHAM Campus. As a patient, you will appreciate the honest, forthright explanation of your condition and the personalized care that only a solo practice can deliver. When you come to see Dr. Sauer, you will always be seen and treated by him and not just an assistant. If you are looking for a surgeon who considers your care the central focus of his practice, you should call Dr. Sauer."

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Tufts New England Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Ala Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Physicians Recognition Award, 2010-2014
Media & Publications

Dr. Sauer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sauer's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sauer to family and friends
25 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Sauer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Sauer and his staff are great. He operated upon my hand and I am very pleased with the treatment and results. Will recommend him for any hand problems.
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Based on a friend's experience, I believe Dr. Sauer is a skilled surgeon. Based on my experience, he is not good at listening to the patient and considering a diagnosis outside of his specialty. Dr. Sauer authoritatively misdiagnosed my problem twice in the same visit. Thankfully, I sought out...more
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I highly recommend Dr Sauer. He operated on my hand twice when I had a severe infection. I feel he saved it from being amputated. He is one of the nicest and best doctors I have ever used.
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Excellent hand surgeon. Very pleased with my treatment. Staff is wonderful and caring.
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Not very friendly. Ive had 2 surgeries done by him. But i wont have another. With the first surgery my hand was infected. He said it was from the suitors. He had tocut it open 3 diffrent times because i developed a staph infection. I didnt blame him. Things happen. I had to have surgery again on my...more
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