Mr Philip Sauve

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist

About me

Mr Sauvé is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a clinical practice dedicated to treating patients with problems of the hand and wrist. Mr Sauve covers most aspects of hand and wrist surgery. He is an investigator for the GRIP studies (in collaboration with the NHS) researching the effectiveness of the Cartiva implant to treat thumb base arthritis. Mr Sauve is able to offer this procedure to suitable patients now privately.

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. Mr Sauve is on the GMC Specialist Register and recognised by the GMC as a trainer for junior doctors.

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 (Hampshire and Dorset) 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 (British Society for Surgery of the Hand) Education prize. He was also awarded a BSSH Travelling Fellowship.

Areas of interest

Osteoarthitis; Thumb base arthritis; Cartiva thumb base implant surgery; Soft tissue injections; Peripheral nerve disorders; Nerve compression; Peripheral nerve surgery; Tendonitis; Tendonopathy; Wrist pain; Arthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis; Trauma; Hand surgery; Wrist arthroscopy; Wrist surgery; Wrist injury; Wrist ligament injury; Wrist ligament repair; Wrist ligament reconstruction; Joint injection; Joint replacement; Carpal tunnel syndrome; Carpal tunnel surgery; Endoscopic carpal tunnel decompression; Cubital tunnel syndrome; Cubital tunnel surgery; Endoscopic cubital tunnel decompression; Dupuytren's contracture; Dupuytren; Needle aponuerotomy; Percutaneous needle fasciotomy; Xiapex; Collagenase injection; Fasciectomy; Wrist fractures; Minimally invasive hand surgery (keyhole surgery)

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Procedures completed

  • A6510

    Carpal tunnel release (open) - (5-50)

  • T6520

    Tendon sheath injection of therapeutic substance including Viscosupplement +/- image guidance - (5-50)

    Spire Portsmouth Hospital (1-5)

  • W0285

    Trapezio-metacarpal joint surface replacement - (1-5)

  • T5203

    Dupuytren's fasciectomy single digit with proximal interphalangeal joint - (1-5)

  • W0282

    Total excision of trapezium - (1-5)

    Spire Portsmouth Hospital (1-5)

  • T7231

    Open release of constriction of sheath of tendon (e.g. trigger finger) - (1-5)

  • T5410

    Dupuytren's subcutaneous fasciotomy - (1-5)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)

  • T5210

    Dupuytren's fasciectomy multiple digits with proximal interphalangeal joints - (1-5)

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