Mr Christopher James

Consultant Orthopaedic & Hand Surgeon

MBBS (Lond), Dip (T and O), FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics)

Professional Membership

Clinical Interests

  • Arthritis of the wrist and hand including fusion and joint replacement procedures
  • Sporting and overuse conditions
  • Nerve conditions – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Keyhole surgical techniques
  • Dupuytren's contracture
  • Fractures of the hand and wrist

Personal profile

Chris qualified in London and subsequently trained as a surgeon within London and the South East. He was invited to join the prestigious Upper Limb and Microsurgical Fellowship Programme in Brisbane, Australia in 2013 where he worked alongside world renowned surgeons and gained insight into complex conditions.

He is now a full time NHS consultant within East Kent Trust and leads the hand service at the William Harvey Hospital. He is passionate for progression and learning and regularly attends meetings as well as helping as faculty on teaching courses. He has published journal articles and book chapters.

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