Mr Phil Sauvé


MBBS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

GMC number: 4536910

Practicing since: 1998


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Sauvé graduated as a doctor from Imperial College, School of Medicine at St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London in 1998. He undertook higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedic surgery locally in Hampshire and Dorset and undertook fellowship training at The Hand Unit, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London and then at the prestigious Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derby,

Awarded the Educational Prize and a Travelling Fellowship by the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) Mr Sauve visited clinics in France on a wrist arthroscopy (keyhole surgery) tour arranged by the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society (EWAS).

Hand Therapy

Mr Sauve works closely with a hand therapy team. The therapists provide advice to patients on the day-to-day management of various hand conditions or injuries and guide patients through their postoperative rehabilitation. They also fabricate thermoplastic splints in the hand therapy clinic. Mr Sauvé can refer you to the hand therapy team following a clinic consultation or surgery.

Mr Sauvé specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital:

Special interests

Other interests

Mr Sauve has a strong clinical research interest. His projects have been presented nationally and internationally at specialist orthopaedic and hand society meetings. This research has also been published in international peer review journals. As well as teaching the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons locally, Mr Sauve teaches on national courses at the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby and at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. 

Personal interests

Having represented his country at schoolboy rugby and played semi-professional rugby whilst a medical student it was inevitable that he fulfilled this medical stereotype and followed a career in orthopaedic surgery. Now that his rugby playing days are over Mr Sauvé spends time with his wife and family encouraging his children in their own sporting activities. At other times you may find him running the trails around Winchester and the Itchen valley or mountain biking the South Downs Way. As an orthopaedic surgeon his real problem is that he is no good at golf! 

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Phil Sauvé at Nuffield Health

  • Arthroscopy
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Hand surgery
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Trapeziectomy
  • Dupuytren's fasciectomy
  • Cubital tunnel release

Locations Mr Phil Sauvé works with

Related experience


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  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • European Wrist Arthroscopy Society

Other posts held

  • Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Insurers Mr Phil Sauvé works with

Mr Phil Sauvé works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Aviva Health
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • WPA
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare


Mr Phil Sauvé does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Phil Sauvé does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Phil Sauvé does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.