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Mr James Youngman

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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About me

Mr James Youngman is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in the lower limb. Having graduated from Middlesex and University College School of Medicine, he has worked at several major trauma centres including Whipps Cross and the Royal London before taking up a consultancy post at UCLH. Working both with adult and paediatric trauma, he has a broad experience of the non-operative and surgical treatments of the full range of trauma cases.

He has a major interest in the treatment of knee problems including complex knee trauma, sports knee injuries and degenerative conditions. This includes advanced arthroscopic techniques with complex ligament reconstruction using either hamstring, patella tendon or allograft techniques.

Mr Youngman’s work with deformity correction includes a special interest in the correction of long bone deformity either by osteotomy and acute correction using the Ilizarov or Taylor spatial frames. He performs and teaches knee replacement techniques including complex knees with severe deformity and performs degenerative hip reconstruction and revision hip arthroplasty. His research work has included examining knee ligament balance in knee replacement surgery, especially the role of the posterior cruciate ligament.

Areas of interest

Knee surgery; Trauma; Knee replacement surgery; Hip replacement surgery; Reconstructive surgery; Ankle surgery; Foot surgery

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Procedures completed

  • S4780

    Aspiration of subcutaneous haematoma - (5-50)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • W1920

    Primary open reduction of long bone with fixation - (5-50)

  • T7480

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy of calcific tendonitis of the shoulder - (5-50)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (5-50)

  • S5210

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

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • W3712

    Primary total hip replacement +/- cement - (1-5)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (1-5)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • T6290

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome - (1-5)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • T8052

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy of lateral epicondylitis - (1-5)

  • W8630

    Therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle with either soft tissue procedure or bony +/or joint surface procedure (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • W4210

    Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (1-5)

  • W5200

    Unicompartmental knee replacement - (1-5)

  • W9030

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

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • 25022

    Stellate ganglion block (local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

  • W2830

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

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