Hospital: One Ashford Hospital
Tel: 01233 423 303
Contact the Hospital About Mr Christopher James
Mr Christopher James
MBBS; Dip (Tr & Orth), FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon
- Elective hand and wrist surgery
- Open and keyhole arthroscopic techniques
- Arthritis of the wrist and hand including fusion and joint replacement procedures
- Sporting and overuse conditions
- Nerve conditions – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Dupuytren’s contracture
- Fractures of the hand and wrist
Chris began surgical training in 2001 in London. He subsequently trained within the South London Orthopaedic Training Program where he discovered his passion for specialist hand and wrist surgery.
In 2013 he spent a year on a specialist hand fellowship with world renowned surgeon Mark Ross at the Brisbane Upper Limb Institute. Here he gained specialist experience managing complex upper limb conditions including microsurgery.
He is a full time NHS consultant residing at the William Harvey and Canterbury Hospitals where he delivers the Hand service to the local populations.
Chris keeps fit with cycling and running regularly. This is often now with his 2 children and dog who join him. Aside from this he is an avid cook and truly enjoys an evening of great food and drink.
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Memberships & Associations
- General Medical Council
Chris has always been involved in up to date practice of medicine. He has published internationally and co-authored books. Currently he is an investigator for a clinical trial within the Trust assessing effectiveness of treatment for hand arthritis.
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust