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Dr. Paul Sauer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
4.3 (32)
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Paul Sauer, MD

Dr. Paul Sauer, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham.

Dr. Sauer works at BIRMINGHAM HAND & PLASTIC SURGERY in Birmingham, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Sauer's Office Locations

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    Birmingham Hand & Plastic Surgery
    2660 10th Ave S Ste 707, Birmingham, AL 35205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 930-4700

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  • Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham

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    4.3
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    Dec 23, 2020
    Where do I start... Dr Sauer is amazing!! My 17 year old got a breast reduction done by Dr Sauer and the job is amazing. She loves the work he done on her. She’s heading to the air force and can now be comfortable in her daily activities again!! Thanks Dr Sauer!!
    Candace Fennell — Dec 23, 2020
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    About Dr. Paul Sauer, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1164411666
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Ala Hosps
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Tufts New England Med Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Tufts University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Emory University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Paul Sauer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Sauer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Sauer has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Sauer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Sauer works at BIRMINGHAM HAND & PLASTIC SURGERY in Birmingham, AL. View the full address on Dr. Sauer’s profile.

    Dr. Sauer has seen patients for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Sauer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    32 patients have reviewed Dr. Sauer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sauer.

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