Dr. Peter Saway, MD

Dr. Peter Saway, MD

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Dr. Peter Saway, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1980 and specializes in pain medicine and rheumatology.

2145 Highland Ave S Ste 200

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

(205) 933-0320

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Dr. Saway's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saway treats Osteoporosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Saway treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saway treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Saway treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saway treats Arthritis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Saway treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Saway's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Behçet's Disease
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Migraine
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylolisthesis
Steroid Injection
Temporal Arteritis
Upper Back Pain
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Saway, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1980 and specializes in pain medicine and rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • University Ala School Med
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University Wash Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital
  • 1980
    University Of Mississippi
    Medical School
    1980

Awards

Dr. Saway's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Saway

4.7

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
5.2631578947368425%
(1)

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The waiting time is sometimes Very long, but Dr. Saway is worth the wait. He is very good at his specialty. He gives time to his patients. He is best when he isn't too tired, so I recommend morning or early afternoon. I am being treated for an auto-immune disorder and would choose him as the most...Read More
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I have been seeing Dr Saway for years and I have always had excellent care. Hes kind, caring, and listens to what I have to say. He doesn't rush in and out.
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I loved that he took the time to explain things to me about my health in a way I could understand. I also loved that they could do their own lab work and xrays in the office.
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First appointment and was very impressed. Entire staff fantastic and dr Saway is superb
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Dr. Saway is one of the finest physicians I've ever dealt with and unfortunately I have seen many. He is kind and compassionate and always treats me the way he would a member of his own family. When he discovered I had Lupus he told me he will advise me the same way he would his wife. He is goes...Read More
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