Chief Medical Officer

Providing our clients and partners with expert, specialist clinical input at every stage from research and development to entering the market and beyond.

Orthopaedic trauma surgeon Ali Phillips is Ortho Consulting Group’s Chief Medical Officer, sharing the knowledge from more than two decades’ experience working within the NHS with our clients.


Ali delivers best-in-class internal product and medical training, as well as strong clinical expertise and scientific leadership working with high level stakeholders across our client portfolio.


Acting as a ‘medical counselor-in-chief’, Ali advises our clients on their strategic focus, contributing to their understanding of the needs of the market and patients to executives and product managers.

Expert, specialist clinical input


Utilising a collaborative and innovative approach our Chief Medical Officer will work with your team to evaluate new opportunities, engaging key opinion leaders to understand commercial and development objectives.


Ali will provide input on issues and policies, processes, and procedures using their professional expertise, understanding of the market, patients and procurement to add clarity to your strategic focus.


Able to engage with credibility across organisational boundaries, his insight will support your product’s journey from research and development to entering the market and beyond.

Product and medical training


Working with your product management teams, our Chief Medical Officer provides video and asynchronous training, guidance and feedback to support your product development and marketing initiatives.


This includes developing external relationships within the medical community and serving as a liaison between these specialists and our clients.


Acting as an educational resource for your senior management team, Ali will provide advice and guidance on a range of issues concerning the UK market and product-specific queries.

Ali Phillips

Chief Medical Officer


Ali is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at University Hospital Southampton (UHS). He is fellowship-trained in hand, wrist and elbow surgery, both at the world-renowned Pulvertaft Hand Unit in Derby and at UHS.


Ali has a sub-specialist interest in using local anaesthetics (LA) and has been awarded two awards by the Worshipful Company of Barbers and the British Orthopaedic Association to study this in more depth in Canada. He has also produced an award-winning (British Society for Surgery of the Hand) instructional video on the subject and has contributed to the definitive book on Wide Awake Hand Surgery by Professor Don Lalonde, ex-president of the American Association for Hand Surgery.

Product Management


We also provide a product management service, supporting and guiding businesses with product management expertise at all stages of the product life cycle, specialising in new product launches.

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If you would like to speak to our team to discuss your strategy and the services we can provide, please get in touch.

Case Studies

BUY-SIDE M&A Case Study

Medical Device Manufacturer


To support our client with their inorganic growth strategy. We were engaged to deliver a pipeline of acquisition targets through identification, introduction and meeting facilitation.