Mr Christopher James

Mr Christopher James

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 04717951


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

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Shoulder & Elbow


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

About me

Chris works as a full time Specialist Hand and Orthopaedic Surgeon in East Kent. He works within both NHS and private hospitals.

He qualified with his MB BS in London in 2000. He subsequently worked in London and the South East England.

Following his training he was invited to the Advanced Hand and Upper Limb Surgery at the world renowned Brisbane Upper Limb Institute with Mark Ross and colleagues. Here he gained invaluable experience of complex disorders and up to date surgical treatments.

Areas of interest

Primary hand and wrist opinion:

Secondary hand and wrist opinions:

Assessment of hand and wrist pain with immediate access to scans:

Hand, wrist, elbow fracture treatment:

Excision of Lumps, masses; Ganglion; Cyst; Scars:

Trigger finger, finger locking:

Arthritis of the thumb;fingers hand and wrist - rheumatoid and osteoarthritis:

Joint replacement fingers and wrist:

Fusion of finger and hand joints:

Trapeziectomy for base of thumb arthritis
Ligament reconstructions of thumb:

Dupuytrens Contracture of fingers:
Fasciectomy procedures:
Percutaneous Needle Fasciotomy:

Nerve Conditions - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Carpal tunnel decompression:
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome:
Peripheral nerve releases

Tendon transfer surgery:

Sports Injuries - Tendonitis, sprains,
De-Quervains Syndrome:
Fracture treatment hand and wrist:
Tennis Elbow:
Golfers Elbow:

Nailbed injuries:

Arthroscopic (Keyhole) Surgery of Wrist: wrist cartilage repairs:

Wrist ligament reconstruction

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

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

    Chaucer Hospital (The) (5-50) One Ashford Hospital (5-50)

  • A6700

    Release of entrapment of peripheral nerve - (5-50)

    Chaucer Hospital (The) (5-50) One Ashford Hospital (1-5)

  • S0651

    Removal of benign lesion on trunk or limbs less than 10 cm in diameter or on scalp less than 5cm in diameter (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    One Ashford Hospital (1-5) Chaucer Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • T7231

    Open release of constriction of sheath of tendon (e.g. trigger finger) - (1-5)

    One Ashford Hospital (1-5) Chaucer Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • T6520

    Tendon sheath injection of therapeutic substance including Viscosupplement +/- image guidance - (1-5)

    Chaucer Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • T5222

    Dupuytren's dermofasciectomy and graft, or for recurrent disease - single digit - (1-5)

  • S2500

    Local flap - less than 9cm2 - (1-5)

    One Ashford Hospital (1-5)

  • T5410

    Dupuytren's subcutaneous fasciotomy - (1-5)

    One Ashford Hospital (1-5)

  • A6570

    Carpal tunnel release (endoscopic) - bilateral - (1-5)

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