Professor James David Forbes Calder

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon


Year qualified:1991


Personal profile

Mr James Calder is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He qualified from The London Hospital in 1991 and gained his surgical fellowship in 1995. Mr Calder spent another six years training in orthopaedic surgery, during which time he published and presented extensively. Having successfully won the prestigious Laming Evans Fellowship from the Royal College he submitted his Doctorate of Medicine thesis in 2001.

In 2001 he also successfully passed his final specialist trauma and orthopaedic examinations thus gaining the FRCS (Tr & Orth). He completed his training with a 12-month fellowship in foot and ankle surgery under Dr Terry Saxby at the Brisbane Foot and Ankle Centre, Australia and was Travelling Fellow for the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society in 2006. 

Mr Calder, is well recognised for his work in the arthroscopic (Key hole) management of sport related ankle disorders. He has published widely on various areas of research into tendon injuries and foot and ankle disorders.

He is on the editorial board of various renowned medical journals, and lectures internationally, on such disorders. Outside medicine he enjoys Tennis, Cricket and Sailing.

Professional Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • American Foot & Ankle Society

Clinical Interests

  • All aspects of adult foot and ankle disorders
  • Sports injuries to the foot and ankle
  • Foot and ankle trauma
  • Bio-engineering, Imperial College London

To enquire about the treatments Mr Calder offers or to make an appointment call 01256 377685.

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