Mr Christopher James

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Shoulder & Elbow

About me

Chris works as a full time Specialist Hand and Orthopaedic Surgeon in East Kent. He works within both NHS and private hospitals.

He qualified with his MB BS in London in 2000. He subsequently worked in London and the South East England.

Following his training he was invited to the Advanced Hand and Upper Limb Surgery at the world renowned Brisbane Upper Limb Institute with Mark Ross and colleagues. Here he gained invaluable experience of complex disorders and up to date surgical treatments.

Areas of interest

Primary and secondary hand and wrist opinions

Assessment of hand and wrist pain

Excision of Lumps; Ganglion; Cyst; Scars

Arthritis of the thumb;fingers hand and wrist - rheumatoid and osteoarthritis
Joint replacement finger joints
Fusion of finger and hand joints

Trapeziectomy for basal thumb arthritis

Dupuytrens Contracture of fingers
Fasciectomy procedures
Percutaneous Needle Fasciotomy

Nerve Conditions - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Peripheral nerve releases

Sports Injuries - Tendonitis, sprains,
De-Quervains Syndrome
Fracture treatment hand and wrist
Tennis Elbow
Golfers Elbow

Nailbed injuries

Arthroscopic (Keyhole) Surgery of Wrist

Medical secretaries

Anaesthetists worked with

My qualifications & training
My private practice
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • S5210

    Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (5-50)

    BMI The Chaucer Hospital (5-50)

  • T5900

    Excision of ganglion - (5-50)

    BMI The Chaucer Hospital (1-5)

  • T7231

    Open release of constriction of sheath of tendon (e.g. trigger finger) - (1-5)

    One Ashford Hospital (1-5)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)

    One Ashford Hospital (1-5)

  • A6510

    Carpal tunnel release (open) - (1-5)

  • A6700

    Release of entrapment of peripheral nerve - (1-5)

  • A6810

    Neurolysis and transposition of peripheral nerve (excludes carpal tunnel release) - (1-5)

  • W8830

    Diagnostic arthroscopic examination of wrist joint, +/- biopsy (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • W3032

    Removal of fixator/frame/pins/wires and change of plaster - (1-5)

  • S0651

    Removal of benign lesion on trunk or limbs less than 10 cm in diameter or on scalp less than 5cm in diameter (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

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