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James is an experienced specialist knee surgeon who works in the NHS at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead Hospital, where he recently completed 3 years as Specialty Director for orthopaedic surgery, now being the Lead for Knees and Co-Lead of the Major Revision Centre for Knees at Southmead
He is a founding partner of Knee Specialists. All areas of knee treamtent are covered from assessment, imaging, non-operative and surgical intervention.
James is involved in research through the Bristol Knee Group and with Bristol University, where he also teaches medical students. James is on the BASK Executive as Education Chair and is the Treasurer of the Biological Knee Society. James teaches registrars and fellows at Southmead Hospital where he also receives visiting consultants. Wider afield he lectures both nationally and internationally and is a member of two national and one international consensus groups which establish the best current medical practice management in a number of subspecialty areas of knee surgery.
Areas of interest
Knee surgery; Cartilage; Meniscus; Ligaments; Osteotomy; Partial and Total Knee Replacement; Revision Knee Replacement; Arthroscopy; Arthroplasty. Children over 16.
- Carol Gibb
- Practice Manager Spire Bristol Hospital Redland Hill Redland Bristol BS6 6UT
- Jan Parry-Jones
- Knee Specialists Spire Bristol Hospital Redland Hill Redland Bristol BS6 6UT
- 0117 980 4031
Anaesthetists worked with
See our website
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
Clinical prioritisation of revision knee surgical procedures: BASK working group consensus document
The Knee accepted October 2020
Kalson N, Toms A, Murray JR
Investigation of the problematic knee replacement
Editorial Knee 2020 Oct 2;S0968-0160(20)30267-2. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2020.07.083. Online ahead of print.
J R Murray, N Howells, J A Mathews, N S Kalson, A J Porteous
Revision knee complexity classification (RKCC).
Phillips JRA, Murray J, Porteous AJ, Morgan-Jones R, Toms AD.
Knee. 2020 Sep
Top ten research priorities for problematic knee arthroplasty.
Mathews JA, Kalson NS, Tarrant PM, Toms AD; Revision Knee Replacement Priority Setting Partnership steering group.
Bone Joint J. 2020 Sep
Provision of revision knee surgery and calculation of the effect of a network service reconfiguration: An analysis from the National Joint Registry for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man
British Association for Surgery of the Knee Revision Knee Working Group
Volume 27, Issue 5, October 2020, Pages 1593-1600
Effect of group-based outpatient physiotherapy on function after total knee replacement: The ARENA randomised controlled trial
Wylde V et al
Arthritis Care & Research, accepted for publication April 2019
Revision knee complexity classification-RKCC: a common-sense guide for surgeons to support regional clinical networking in revision knee surgery.
Phillips JRA, Al-Mouazzen L, Morgan-Jones R, Murray JR, Porteous AJ, Toms AD.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019
Outcome of revision UKR to TKR when compared to a matched group of TKR of same total arthroplasty lifespan.
Jonas SC, Jermin P, Howells N, Porteous A, Murray J, Robinson J.
Knee. 2019 Feb 18.
The Avon patellofemoral joint arthroplasty.
Metcalfe AJ, Ahearn N, Hassaballa MA, Parsons N, Ackroyd CE, Murray JR, Robinson JR, Eldridge JD, Porteous AJ.
Bone Joint J. 2018
Courses offered to GPs
Contact our Knee Specialists office to discuss practice visits or meetings.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.http://www.njrsurgeonhospitalprofile.org.uk
JM participates in the UK National Ligament Registry and the UK Knee Osteotomy registry
Reference number 4370150
Affiliations / memberships
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, we will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
In office hours phone the Knee Specialists Office
0117 980 4037
Out of hours phone Spire Bristol Hospital 0117 980 4098 discuss the problem and then they will call me or one of my KS partners if appropriate.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (5-50)
Spire Bristol Hospital (5-50)
Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (5-50)
Spire Bristol Hospital (5-50)
Arthroscopic meniscal repair - (5-50)
Unicompartmental knee replacement - (1-5)
Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)
Autograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (including arthroscopic and meniscectomy) - (1-5)
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