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Mr James Buchanan

Jamie Buchanan

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Shoulder & Elbow

About me

Appointed as an orthopaedic consultant in 1998 I specialise in upper limb, particularly shoulder and elbow.
My practice includes arthroscopic surgery and open surgery, including joint replacement (I am one of the highest volume shoulder replacement surgeons in the country).
In addition, I am a national level examiner in orthopaedic surgery and I instruct on arthroscopic courses for trainees.
I am a member of the British Elbow & Shoulder Society as well as the South Thames shoulder & elbow group.

Areas of interest

Elbow surgery; Upper limb surgery; Shoulder surgery; Arthroscopy;

Wrist & Hand- Carpal tunnel release; Trigger thumb release; Trigger finger release; Treatment of inflamed wrist tendons (de Quervain's tenosynovitis; Surgery for contractures in the palm (Dupuytrens Disease)

Elbow Ulnar nerve release; Treatment for both Golfers and Tennis elbow; Elbow arthritis including elbow replacement

Shoulder: Frozen shoulder; Rotator cuff impingement and repair; Shoulder pain
Fracture fixation; AC joint reconstruction;
Major interest in shoulder replacement including use of the "Reverse" shoulder replacement both in the presence of arthritis or fracture.

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

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

    Spire Sussex Hospital (5-50) The Horder Centre (1-5)

  • W8193

    Arthroscopic subacromial decompression - (1-5)

    Spire Sussex Hospital (1-5)

  • T7982

    Arthroscopic subacromial decompression and rotator cuff repair (including arthroscopic procedures in glenohumeral joint) - (1-5)

    The Horder Centre (1-5)

  • W9112

    Manipulation of joint (including intra-articular injection) for 'Frozen Shoulder' (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Spire Sussex Hospital (1-5)

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