Family and Community Medicine

MSC 09 5040
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: Administration (505) 272-2165 Phone: Clinic (for patients) (505) 272-1734
Fax: (505) 272-8045

Saverio Sava, MD

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MSC09 5040

Albuquerque, NM 87131

Family Medicine


Dr. Sava is board certified in Family Medicine. After graduating from Albany Medical College, he completed a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Connecticut. Following residency Dr. Sava practice with the Indian Health Service on the Mescalero Apache reservation in New Mexico and the Hopi Reservation in northern Arizona.

Dr. Sava is also with First Choice Community Healthcare and practices at its Mountain & Valley Regional Health Center located in Edgewood, NM. He is Professor of Family & Community Medicine and has helped lead the Department’s effort to create a collaborative “Health Commons” model of service and learning in collaboration with First Choice Community Healthcare and the New Mexico Department of Health in the Albuquerque South Valley Community.

He has been married to his wife Constance Sava for thirty years; they have four children, Eugene, Kateri, Claire and Joseph.