Mr Philip S. Sauvé

Mr Philip S. Sauvé

Mr Philip S. Sauvé
MB BS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Consultant Hand & Wrist Surgeon

GMC number:   4536910
Year of first qualification: 1998

Private practice venues:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital
Harbour Suite, Queen Alexandra Hospital


Hand Surgery
Wrist Surgery

Conditions treated:
Osteoarthritis, thumb base arthritis, peripheral nerve disorders, nerve compression, tendonitis, tendinopathy, wrist pain, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, trauma, wrist injury, wrist ligament injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s contracture, wrist fractures, hand fractures, trigger finger.

Soft tissue injections, arthroscopy, peripheral nerve surgery, hand surgery, wrist surgery, wrist ligament repair, wrist ligament reconstruction, joint injection, joint replacement, carpal tunnel surgery, endoscopic carpal tunnel decompression, cubital tunnel surgery, endoscopic cubital tunnel decompression, needle aponeurotomy, percutaneous needle fasciotomy, Xiapex collagenase injection, minimally invasive hand surgery (keyhole surgery), trigger finger release, Cartiva interpositional arthroplasty.

Medico-legal work:
Mr Sauvé undertakes medico-legal work. Please request our T&Cs.

Current NHS appointment:
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Portsmouth NHS Hospitals Trust, Queen Alexandra Hospital

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand
Member of the British Medical Association
Member of the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society

Research interests:
Mr Sauvé has published in many areas of orthopaedic surgery and this work has been presented at regional, national and international meetings.
He continues to teach medical students, surgical trainees and consultants alike as a faculty member on courses both locally and nationally.

Background Information

Professional profile:

Mr Sauvé is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a clinical practice dedicated to treating patients with problems of the hand and wrist.

Mr Sauvé is also a NHS Consultant at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth. There he combines a busy elective hand and wrist surgery practice with general orthopaedic trauma and is part of the on call rota at QA Hospital.

He graduated from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine at St Mary’s Hospital, London in 1998 and undertook higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedic surgery in the Wessex Deanery.

He subsequently undertook two UK based fellowships, firstly at The Hand Unit, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in London and then at the prestigious Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derby.  During this time Mr Sauvé won the BSSH Education prize.  He was also awarded the BSSH Travelling Fellowship.

Mr Sauvé clinical interest is in wrist injuries and in particular key-hole surgery of the wrist.  He undertakes all aspects of hand and wrist surgery.

Personal profile:
Having represented his country at schoolboy rugby and played semi-professional rugby whilst a medical student it was inevitable that he fulfilled the medical stereotype and became an orthopaedic surgeon. Now that his rugby playing days are over he spends time with his wife and family encouraging his children in their own sporting activities. As an orthopaedic surgeon his problem is that he is no good at golf!

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