Mr James Smith

Mr James Smith

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 04725918


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Smith is an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and his practice concentrates primarily on lower limb surgery. His training was focused on joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. He is also an experienced arthroscopic knee surgeon. He has over 10 years’ experience as a consultant and performs in excess of 350 joints replacements per year including more complex procedures.
He qualified in 2000 at St Georges’ Hospital Medical School, University of London. His post graduate specialist Orthopaedic training was on the South East Thames rotation where he gained experience and knowledge in a broad range of Orthopaedic specialities. He completed the MRCS part 1 and 2 in London as well as the Final FRCS Tr and Orth in London at first attempt. Following his training he completed two fellowships , one in Calgary, Canada and one in the UK at Guy’s hospital. These fellowships focused primarily on surgery of the hip and knee. During his training he also achieved a Diploma in Orthopaedics at the University of Brighton.

He was appointed Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery at Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford in 2012 where he developed a lower limb reconstruction service which focused on the introduction enhanced recovery to the trust which produced high volume of procedures with minimal complications. He is experienced in complex surgeries. Having recently given up his nhs role his practice now focuses entirely within the independent sector.
Mr Smith also provides a specialist Orthopaedic Medicolegal reporting service which enables him to keep up to date and maintains regular medicolegal training.

Areas of interest

Knee arthroscopy; Hip disorders; Hip replacement surgery; Knee replacement surgery; Knee surgery; partial knee replacement surgery; hip revision surgery

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