Mr James Arbuthnot: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr James Arbuthnot

Jamie Arbuthnot

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Knee

Bupa specialist

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

James is an Orthopaedic and Trauma Consultant Surgeon based in South and East Birmingham (Solihull and Sutton Coldfield). He specialises exclusively in knee surgery and sports injuries. He obtained the certificate of higher specialist training in 2008 before 3 fellowships in knee surgery in Melbourne, Australia; the Royal Devon and Exeter Knee reconstruction unit and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford.

Much of his time is spent carrying out knee replacement including partial knee replacement. He has a particular interest in the treatment of early knee arthritis and sports injuries. He carries out knee arthroscopy (key-hole), anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and treats knee cartilage injuries with up-to-date cell regeneration techniques.

A retired rugby player, he maintains an interest in outdoor sports including cycling and works as team surgeon with Aston Villa FC

Areas of interest

Knee surgery;
Cartilage repair;
Knee replacement surgery; Ligament injuries; Young patients with cartilage damage; patients with painful knee replacements
Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate; ligament reconstruction;
Knee Arthroscopy;
Sports injuries;
Meniscal repair;
Revision (re-do) knee replacement;
ACL reconstruction; cartilage treatment; ligament repair; knee arthroplasty; osteotomy; revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction; cartilage transplant

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Procedures completed

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (5-50)

  • W8200

    Arthroscopic meniscectomy (including debridement) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • W7420

    Autograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (including arthroscopic and meniscectomy) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • W4210

    Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • W5200

    Unicompartmental knee replacement - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (5-50)


  • W2830

    Removal of internal fixation from bone / joint, excluding k-wires - (1-5)


  • W7480

    Posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (including arthroscopic) - (1-5)


  • W7451

    2 stage revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - first stage - (1-5)


  • W8400

    Repair of knee ligaments (open or arthroscopic) - (1-5)


  • W1080

    Osteotomy of long bone, +/- fixation (including graft) - (1-5)


  • W7582

    Open surgical stabilisation of patella, including soft tissue/tendon transfer or release, +/- application of cast (child) - (1-5)


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