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Ameya V. Save, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity, Trauma
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About Dr. Save


Dr. Ameya Save is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery. Dr. Save treats injuries and conditions affecting the hand, wrist, forearm, and elbow. He has additional expertise in treatment of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries. Dr. Save is dedicated to providing the highest level of care to help patients get back to the activities that matter most to them. 

Dr. Save received his medical education at the Yale University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Yale- New Haven Hospital, followed by a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at HSS. Dr. Save has published numerous peer-reviewed papers and has presented his work at regional, national, and international conferences. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH). 



Specialized Centers

Center for Brachial Plexus and Traumatic Nerve Injury

Special Expertise

Brachial plexus injuries 
Elbow arthritis
Elbow contractures/ stiffness 
Elbow trauma (fractures, dislocations, tendon and ligament injuries)
Minimally invasive surgery (endoscopic carpal tunnel release)
Nerve compression (carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, radial tunnel syndrome)
Peripheral nerve injuries/Neuroma pain
Wrist trauma (fractures, dislocations, non-unions, mal-unions) 

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If your insurance is not listed, please call our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. If you have out-of-network benefits, then your insurance may reimburse you for a portion of your office visit. We will work with you and your insurance to minimize your out-of-pocket costs. Financial assistance may be available for patients in need.



Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery 
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand


Medical: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Internship: Yale- New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
Residency: Yale- New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Save

Patient Education

Selected Journal Articles

Selected Books/Chapters

Save AV, Fishman FG. "Tennis and Golf Wrist." Upper Extremity Injures in Young Athletes, Contemporary Pediatric
and Adolescent Sports Medicine. Ed. Andrea S. Bauer, Donald S. Bae. Boston, MA: Springer, 2018. 95-108, Print.

Selected Presentations

Save AV. Diagnostic Ultrasound in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Yale New Haven Hospital Department of
Orthopaedics Grand Rounds. New Haven, CT, July 27, 2018.

Save AV, John T, Fishman FG. "Samurai Sword Hand Sagittal Split Injury." New England Hand Society 44th Annual Meeting, Sturbridge, MA, December 2, 2016.

Save AV, Kim C, Wiznia DH, Wang Y, Anandasivam NS, Swigart CR, Pelker RR. "Access to Orthopaedic Surgeons Under the Affordable Care Act." Waterbury Hospital Department of Orthopaedics Grand Rounds. Waterbury, CT, July 14, 2016.

Save AV, Kim C, Wiznia DH, Wang Y, Anandasivan NS, Swigart CR, Pelker RR. "The Effect of Insurance Type on Patient Access to Carpal Tunnel Surgery Under the Affordable Care Act." New England Hand Society 43rd Annual Meeting. Sturbridge, MA, December 4, 2015.

Save AV, Yacob A, Dodds SD. "Spanning Plate Fixation for Distal Radius Fractures." Yale Department of
Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds. New Haven, CT, June 14, 2013.

Save AV, Carlson EJ, Ivancic PC, Dodds SD. "Biomechanical Comparison of Partially-threaded and Fully- threaded Compression Screws for Scaphoid Fracture Internal Fixation." Yale School of Medicine, Student Research Day 2013. New Haven, CT, May 7, 2013.

Save AV, Carlson EJ, Ivancic PC, Dodds SD. "A comparison of partially-threaded versus fully-threaded
compression screws under physiologic load bearing in cadaveric scaphoids with simulated fractures." New England Hand Society 40th Annual Meeting. Sturbridge, MA, December 7, 2012.

Save AV, Blondin N, Dubrow R, Baehring JM. "CSF Analysis and MRI in Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis." 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association. Boston, MA, October 7-9, 2012.

Save AV, Dubrow R, Baehring JM. "Meningeal Dissemination of Primary CNS Tumors." 10th Congress of the
European Association for Neuro-Oncology. Marseille, France, September 7-9, 2012.

Save AV, Liu RC. "Classification of Cortical Action Potentials by Waveform Analysis." Emory University
Department of Biology Undergraduate Research Symposium/ Scholarly Inquiry and Research at Emory. Atlanta, GA, April 15, 2008.


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of March 24, 2023, Dr. Save reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.