Mr James Platt

Mr James Platt

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06032335


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

Specialises in

  • Knee
  • Sports


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

About me

Mr Platt is a Consultant lower limb surgeon specialising in knee and hip surgery.

He commenced his medical studies in 1994 at St Mary's Hospital, London and qualified in 2001 with a Distinction in Surgery. He was a prize-winner for his overall performance in final medical exams. He holds an additional two degrees; a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Neuroscience from Imperial College, London and later he was awarded a scholarship to Oxford University where he studied at University College, Oxford to complete a Master of Science (MSc) in Diagnostic Imaging (Radiology).

Mr Platt completed his higher Orthopaedic surgical training on the North West Thames Higher Orthopaedic training programme, working in Central London specialist centres including Charing Cross Hospital and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital as well as several busy District General Hospitals. He undertook subspecialist training on a fellowship in soft tissue knee surgery and knee arthroplasty (replacement) at Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Kent.

He returned to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital to take up an appointment as a Consultant hip and knee surgeon where he worked for two years before moving to Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospital where he was worked in his present post since 2017.

He has completed his Mako robotic surgery certification and performs Mako robotic knee surgery and also offers the new injectable knee arthritis treatment Arthrosamid.

He has published papers on novel surgical techniques, case reports and has written a book.

He is the surgeon lead for Hip Fractures at Hillingdon Hospital.

Areas of interest

Total Hip Replacement; Total Knee replacement; Partial (unicondylar/half) Knee replacement; Patient-Specific instrumentation Knee replacement; Robotic (Mako) knee replacement

Young adult knee arthritis; osteotomy

Sports injuries; knee arthroscopy; meniscal repair; anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction; osteochondral injuries; patellofemoral pain; patellofemoral realignment (osteotomy)

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