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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Hand & Wrist
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 pain; Thumb base arthritis; Cartiva CMC thumb base implant surgery; Thumb base injections; 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; Carpal tunnel release; Carpal tunnel injections; Endoscopic carpal tunnel decompression; Cubital tunnel syndrome; Cubital tunnel surgery; Endoscopic cubital tunnel decompression; Dupuytren's contracture; Dupuytren's disease; Needle aponuerotomy; Percutaneous needle fasciotomy; Needle aponeurotomy; NA; Fasciectomy; Wrist fractures; Minimally invasive hand surgery (keyhole surgery); Wrist arthroscopy; Trigger finger; Trigger thumb; Trigger injection; Trigger releases
- Suzanne Englezos
- Spire Portsmouth Hospital Bartons Road HAVANT PO9 5NP
- 023 9226 8558
- 023 9226 5668
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Matthew Edward Cross Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust at Queen Alexandra Hospital
Mr Sauvé has published in many ares of orthopaedic surgery and this work has been presented at regional, national and international meetings.
Most recently he presented the 1 year outcomes of the Cartiva CMC implant for thumb base arthritis at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. This study won the prize for best poster presentation.
He continues to teach medical students, surgical trainees and consultants alike as a faculty member on courses both locally and nationally.
Mr Sauve is a keen and active sportsman. He runs and attends the gym frequently now that his rugby playing days are over. He completed a mountain marathon in 2019 - an event he won't be doing again any time soon! He continues to support his children in their team sports.
British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) Education Award 2009
BSSH Travelling Bursary 2009
Gauvain Society Award for Best Research Paper Presentation 2006 and 2014
Examination of the wrist: ulnar-sided wrist pain due to ligamentous injury.
Rhee PC, Sauvé PS, Lindau T, Shin AY.
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Sep;39(9):1859-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.07.004. Epub 2014 Aug 1.
PMID: 25091336 Review.
Examination of the wrist: radial-sided wrist pain.
Sauvé PS, Rhee PC, Shin AY, Lindau T.
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Oct;39(10):2089-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.07.036. Epub 2014 Sep 8.
PMID: 25200760 Review.
Volar locking plate fixation of distal radius fractures: use of an intra-operative 'carpal shoot through' view to identify dorsal compartment and distal radioulnar joint screw penetration.
Marsland D, Hobbs CM, Sauvé PS.
Arthroscopic partial distal ulnar head resection.
Lindau T and Sauvé P
European Musculoskeletal Review. 2010;5(2):54-8
Courses offered to GPs
Hand & Wrist Problems - an update for GPs
Injection Techniques around the Hand & Wrist
Clinical Examination of the Wrist for Hand Therapists and Physiotherapists
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2002
- MB BS (Lond.) University of London 1998
- FRCS (Tr&Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2008
- Fellowship training Pulvertaft Hand Centre 2010
- Fellowship training Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Hand Unit, London 2009
Reference number 4536910
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010
Affiliations / memberships
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
- Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital
- 08:30 - 12:30
- 023 9226 8558
- Spire Portsmouth Hospital, PO9 5NP
- 08:30 - 12:30
- 023 9226 8558
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Suzanne Englezos 023 9226 8558