Paul F. Sauer

Hand Surgeon

Overview

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.

Hours

8:30-5:00 Monday-Thursday
8:30-2:30 Friday

Speciaties

Hand Surgeon

Biography

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. 

Education

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Internship: Tufts University School of Medicine, General Surgery, Boston, MA
Residency: Tufts University School of Medicine, General Surgery, Boston, MA
Fellowship: UAB Hospitals, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Birmingham, AL

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Alabama Society of Plastic Surgeons
Medical Association State of Alabama
Jefferson County Medical Association
Southern Medical Association
Southeast Medical Society

AFFILIATIONS:

Section Chief at Trinity Medical Center – Plastic Surgery
Chairman of Patient Safety Committee at Alabama Society of Plastic Surgeons

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1989-present.
Board Certified, Hand Surgery, Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand, 1993-present.
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery, 1986-1996.
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 1992-present. Diplomate – National Board of Medical Examiners, 1981.

Practices

Hospitals

Services

Carpal Tunnel Release
Trigger Finger
Dupuytren’s Contracture
DeQuervain’s Disease
Tendon/Nerve/Artery Injury
Microsurgical Repair
Ganglion Cyst
Raynaud’s Disease
Traumatic soft tissue injuries
Flap Reconstruction
Peripheral Nerve Repairs
Replantation of digits
Thumb joint arthroplasty / Cartilage Implant

PLASTIC SURGERY:

Skin cancer excision and reconstruction
Skin grafts
Microsurgical Free Flaps
Difficult Wounds, Burns
Lower Extremity Reconstruction