Mr James Calder: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr James Calder

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Not Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Ankle
  • Foot

About me

James works with international athletes and sports professionals including Barclays Premier League soccer teams, FC Barcelona, AC Milan and Aviva Premiership rugby clubs in addition to the British Olympic team, British athletics, gymnastics, hockey, netball and sailing, England cricket, rugby and soccer. He also looks after patients from the Royal Ballet, Covent Garden and Birmingham Royal Ballet and is Medical Advisor to Dance UK.

James spent a year as foot ankle fellow to Dr Terry Saxby in Brisbane and was awarded a travelling sports orthopaedic fellowship in the USA. James was appointed Consultant at the North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke in 2002, moved to the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 2010 and was appointed Visiting Professor at Imperial College, London in 2014.

James remains actively involved in research projects at Imperial College and the Fortius Clinic, London of which he was a founding member. He is vice-president of ESSKA-AFAS and Chairman of the Achilles Tendon Study Group. He was Associate Editor of Knee Surgery, Sports, Traumatology and Arthroscopy (KSSTA) Journal until 2014, served on the Clinical Studies Group for Arthritis Research UK from 2011 and has been Medical Adviser to Dance UK since 2012. His main areas of research include Achilles tendon, articular cartilage and sports-related ankle and foot injuries. He has developed a major clinical interest in the arthroscopic treatment (keyhole surgery) of ankle conditions and sports-related foot and ankle injuries and now looks after many professional athletes. James is on the Editorial Board of Bone and Joint Journal and Specialty Editor for Foot and Ankle.

Areas of interest

Adult foot and ankle surgery, sports injuries, arthroscopy of foot and ankle.

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Procedures completed

  • W8640

    Complex therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle, with multiple bony, joint surface and soft tissue procedures - (5-50)


  • W0460

    Complex procedure to mid foot or hindfoot without autogenous bone graft (osteotomy/fusion +/- tendon transfers) - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • W0300

    Multiple procedure on forefoot, distal to and including the tarsometatarsal joints, which involves at least two distinct procedures not intrinsic to each other - (5-50)

  • T6980

    Tenolysis, of flexor tendon (not otherwise specified) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • W9040

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

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • W7430

    Reconstruction of lateral collateral ligament complex - (5-50)

  • W0462

    Complex procedure to mid foot or hindfoot with autogenous bone graft (osteotomy/fusion +/- tendon transfers/fixation) - (5-50)


  • W1920

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

  • T6822

    Delayed or secondary repair of Achilles tendon with tendon or fascial graft - (1-5)


  • W0322

    Osteotomy/ies (eg Scarf and Akin) for Hallux Valgus correction with or without internal fixation and soft tissue correction - bilateral - (1-5)

  • T6780

    Primary repair of achilles tendon - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • W6019

    Ankle syndesmosis reconstruction - (1-5)

  • W1800

    Drainage/debridement of bone(s) (including sequestrectomy for osteomyelitis) - (1-5)

  • W1080

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


  • W3110

    Osteochondral grafting as a single stage procedure - (1-5)

  • W5980

    Fusion of interphalangeal joint(s) of toe (including internal fixation) - bilateral - (1-5)


  • T7050

    Lengthening of tendon(s) or open tenotomy - (1-5)

  • W8150

    Arthrotomy of large joint (including removal of loose body from joint) - (1-5)

  • T6770

    Peroneal sling/groove reconstruction & replacement of dislocated peroneal tendons - (1-5)


  • W4420

    Complex total replacement of ankle (i.e. including custom prosthesis, wedges, internal fixation of fractures) - (1-5)


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