Scott T. Sauer, MD

Chief, Section of Foot & Ankle Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery

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Lehigh Valley Physician Group

Specialties
Orthopedic Surgery
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Conditions treated
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Area of focus ?
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery, Sports Injuries, Ankle Arthritis
Languages spoken
English

Conditions Dr. Sauer Treats

Services Dr. Sauer Offers

  • Achilles Tendon Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis (Joint Aspiration)
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cartilage Sparring Surgery for Osteochondral Defects (OCD)
  • Casting/Splinting
  • Cavus Foot Correction
  • Closed Reduction of Fractures/Dislocations
  • Complex Deformity Correction
  • Congenital Deformity Correction
  • Cortisone Injections
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and/or Dislocation Treatment
  • General Orthopedics
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ilizarov External Fixation
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Laceration Repair
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma
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About Dr. Sauer

Philosophy of care

My approach is treating others as I would want to be treated. I am mindful of you as an individual and your overall patient experience. I want you to feel comfortable as we take the journey through your treatment and recovery. I take the doctor-patient relationship seriously; you will see me every visit.

Why I entered medicine

My love of science and helping others led me into the field. My father was a practicing orthopedic surgeon in the Lehigh Valley more than 40 years, and his honest selfless service to others also was an important influence in my career choice.

Community involvement

Being mindful of the needs of others less fortunate is important to me and my family. We are involved in various acts of service throughout the year and around the holidays. I have my children come up with service ideas near the holiday season to keep them grounded.

Personal interests

Outside of work I am overwhelmed by my three kids and their various activities throughout the year. While my wife and I are like passing ships in the night when driving all over the place for the kids, we enjoy taking time for ourselves to travel and watch movies.

Education

Undergraduate
University of Notre Dame, BS - Biology, 1994

Medical Training
Georgetown University School of Medicine, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1998

Training

Internship 1999
General Surgery, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Residency 2000
Orthopaedic Surgery, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Residency 2001
Orthopaedic Surgery, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Residency 2002
Orthopaedic Surgery, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Residency 2003
Orthopaedic Surgery, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship 2004
Foot and Ankle Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

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