Mr James Nicholas Crinnion

Personal profile

Mr James Crinnion is a General and Vascular Surgeon and his NHS base is Whipps Cross University Hospital, East London. His clinical interests include arterial surgery, cosmetic treatment of varicose veins (thread veins), endovenous laser ablation and endocrine surgery.

Mr Crinnion graduated from Leeds University Medical School in 1987  and achieved an MD Thesis in vascular surgery in 1998. He spent his registrar training at St Mary's Hammersmith and Chelsea and Westminster hospital. Mr Crinnion's research experience is in arterial surgery for which he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) for a two year research project. His practical experience of arterial surgery was gained at the internationally renowned Vascular Unit at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London.

Mr Crinnion has developed a large NHS practice specialising in general, vascular and endocrine surgery. He has a particular interest in major vascular surgery, thyroid and parathyroid operations and minimally invasive treatments for varicose veins. He is very experienced in endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) and has performed over 500 procedures.

Mr Crinnion has been Chairman of the Court of Examiners for Royal College of Surgeons (2010-2012) and Chairman of the North-East Thames Specialist Training Committee for General Surgery (2011-2014).

Mr Crinnion was was born and brought up in the North East of England and is still a passionate follower of Middlesbrough Football Club. He has lived in London for 14 years and is married with three children. During his free time he enjoys playing golf.

For more information please visit www.jamescrinnion.co.uk.

Professional Membership



  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

  • British Association of Endocrine Surgeons

  • Member Court of Examiners

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

Clinical Interests



  • Varicose veins

  • Arterial surgery

  • Thyroid surgery

  • Parathyroidectomy surgery

  • Leg ulcers

  • Diabetic foot ulcers

  • General surgery

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