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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
- Minel Stennett
- Hospital Of St. John & St. Elizabeth 60 Grove End Road LONDON NW8 9NH
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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Reference number 3497627
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Primary open reduction of long bone with fixation - (5-50)
Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (5-50)
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for achilles tendonitis - (5-50)
Debridement and primary suture of wound with involvement of deeper tissue - trunk & limbs - (1-5)
Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)
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