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Mr James Lewis
MBBS FRCS MScOrthopaedic Engineering
Orthopaedic Surgery
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Knee Surgery

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LANGUAGES

english

About

Mr James Lewis Qualified from Guys Hospital Medical School, University of London (1991) Orthopaedic training at Norwich Great Ormond Street, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and the Royal London Hospitals. Fellowship sub-speciality training at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK, Sydney & Brisbane, Australia and at the Women and Brigham’s in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Elective orthopaedic interests are predominantly hip and knee problems with a focus on hip and knee replacements, revision hip replacement and knee arthroscopy.

Mr Lewis believes strongly in providing the highest standard of orthopaedic surgery, using minimally invasive surgery, the latest technology where appropriate for example custom made implants from patients’ own CT scans. He has developed and delivered an award winning enhanced recovery programme with top 1 and 2% length of stay for Knee and Hip replacement surgery. He has an exceptionally low infection rate.

Mr Lewis Teaches locally and nationally at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. National trainer for Partial knee resurfacing. A recent international visit to the USA to learn about custom total and partial knee resurfacing / replacement with further clinical training in Germany 2012.

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Medical Procedures

  • Tibial osteotomy (Realignment Osteotomy)
  • Conformis Total Knee Replacement
  • Tecatherapy

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Special Interests

  • NEW Custom Partial Knee resurfacing / replacement: (day case – walk in walk out). I have carried out the first day-case custom partial knee resurfacing / replacement in the UK.
  • Standard Knee replacement
  • Joint preservation surgery
  • Leg realignment osteotomy (Puddu)
  • Meniscal implant (Actifit)
  • Arthroscopy (repair and partial trimming) with complimentary video live recording.
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction (day case – arthroscopic hamstring technique with anatomical femoral tunnel position, endo-button fixation)
  • Knee-cap (Patello-femoral) surgery – re-alignment, stabilisation and resurfacing.
  • NEW Platelet Rich Plasma injections using the Arthrex double syringe system. This has a role for early wear, and sports injuries

Education

Primary Medical Qualification

MB BS 1991 University of London

 

Specialist Register entry date

Trauma and orthopaedic surgery From 30 Sep 2002

Professional Memberships

British Association for Surgery of the Knee

British Hip Society

British Orthopaedic Association

Medical Protection Society

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