Mr James Barnes

Mr James Barnes

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06077638

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Paediatric


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

About me

Mr James Barnes is a paediatric and young adult orthopaedic surgeon based in Bristol. His practice covers the full range of paediatric orthopaedic conditions, trauma as well as young adult hip and sports-related injuries.

Mr Barnes trained in Sydney and the South West before undertaking a fellowship at the Royal Children�s Hospital in Melbourne. Following his time in Australia, he returned to Bristol where he was appointed as a consultant at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and Bristol Royal Infirmary.

His specialist Interests include gait abnormalities, sports injuries, paediatric trauma, and non-arthritic hip pain.

Mr Barnes was awarded the prestigious Mark Paterson traveling fellowship, which he used to increase his expertise in the management of complex hip pathologies (including the sequela of Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis (SUFE), Perthes disease and hip dysplasia). He now runs the regional young adult hip clinic.

Mr Barnes is an Honorary Clinical Tutor at the University of Bristol, The paediatric section Editor for Hip International, an Educational supervisor, trained appraiser and has sat on the University Medical Admissions Committee for over a decade.

Outside of work Mr Barnes has 4 young children and can often be found running across the countryside looking for PBs.

Post-Graduate Medical Qualifications:

Diploma in Orthopaedics (SICOT)
Diploma in Football Medicine (FIFA)
Diploma in Medical Education
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons

Children�s Hospital Staff Award
Mark Paterson Travelling Fellowship
Local Award for Medical Education
Honorary Clinical Teacher University of Bristol
British Society of Children�s Orthopaedic Surgeons Award

British Society of Children�s Orthopaedic Surgeons (BSCOS)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Areas of interest

Hip Dysplasia; Perthes; Trauma; Paediatric Orthopaedics; Gait abnormalities; Juvenile Hallux Valgus (Bunions); Sports Injuries; Growing Pains; Ankle instability/pain; Flat feet;

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