Mr Christopher James

Mr Christopher James

MB BS (Lond) FRCS (Tr and Orth) Dip (Tr and Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

22 years of experience
8 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.88

Bedside Manner

4.81

Explanation

4.81

Top feedback

“Very happy, cannot think of any improvement to suggest.“
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Subspecialties

  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4717951
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    The Chaucer Hospital

    Nackington Road, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT4 7AR
    133 reviews

    One Ashford Hospital

    Kennington Road Willesborough, Ashford, United Kingdom, TN24 0YS
    63 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    18:15 - 19:00
    Tue
    18:00 - 20:00
    Wed
    18:00 - 19:00 | 13:00 - 16:00
    Thu
    13:30 - 18:00
    Fri
    17:30 - 19:00
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Mr Christopher James is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon who specialises in upper limb and hand surgery, including arthritis of the hand and wrist, sports injuries, nerve conditions and hand and wrist fractures. Christopher practices privately at the Chaucer BMI, and also as an NHS consultant at The Kent East NHS Trust.

    Christopher qualified as a doctor in 2000 at St. Georges Hospital Medical School, London and went on to train with the prestigious Guys and St Thomas South East Orthopaedic Training Programme. Due to the progress and dedication he exhibited during his training, he was invited to join an Upper Limb and Microsurgical Fellowship Programme in Brisbane, Australia. During this fellowship, he worked tirelessly with internationally renowned Orthopaedic Surgeons, increasing his knowledge and capacity to treat complex orthopaedic issues. Dr James was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon in 2014, at Kent East NHS Trust. Christopher is also well established in the research community, authoring various journal publications.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Cubital tunnel decompression

    Dupuytren's Fasciectomy

    Dupuytrens Needle Fasciectomy

    Tennis elbow release

    Hand and Wrist Fracture Surgery

    Sports injury

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

    Hand Fractures

    Wrist Fractures

    Procedures

    • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
    • Joint Injection
    • Arthroscopy
    • Dupuytrens Fasciectomy
    • Finger Joint Replacement
    • Ganglion Cyst Removal
    • Hand & Wrist Surgery
    • Joint Fusion (Hand)
    • Joint Fusion (Wrist)
    • Rheumatoid Hand Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tendon Repair (Hand)
    • Trapeziectomy
    • Ulnar Shortening
    • Wrist Arthroscopy
    • Wrist Replacement
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    Special interests

    • Trigger Finger
    • Arthritis (Hand)
    • Dupuytren’s Contracture
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis (Wrist)
    • Bicep Injury
    • Bone Spurs
    • De Quervain's Syndrome (Tenosynovitis)
    • Finger Injury
    • Fracture
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Hand Deformities
    • Hand Extensor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Fractures
    • Hand Injury
    • Hand Pain
    • Hand Problems
    • Kienbock’s Disease
    • Mallet Finger
    • Peripheral Nerve Injury
    • Sports Injuries
    • Tendon Injuries
    • Wrist Pain
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    Education

    Education

    MBBS (2000) St Georges Hospital Medical School, London

    Memberships

    Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma & Orthopaedics)

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    Reviews

    4.83 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.88
    Bedside Manner
    4.81
    Explanation
    4.81
    Carpal Tunnel Decompression
    5/16
    Trigger Finger
    3/16
    Arthritis (Hand)
    2/16
    Dupuytren’s Contracture
    2/16
    Hand Surgery
    2/16
    Joint Injection
    2/16
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    1/16
    Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    1/16
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    Overall Experience (4/5)
    Bedside Manner (4/5)
    Explanation (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very thorough examination off my hand and talked me through the problems and what could be done to help.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very happy, cannot think of any improvement to suggest.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Felt at ease very nice manor answered all my questions very satisfied.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very understanding of my pain and situation
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very pleasant manner and clear communication
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    hopefully all good now
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Caring and informative
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Friendly helpful and informative. Put me at ease.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very good reassuring
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mr James explained the procedure well. His manner was extremely re assuring and he made me feel at ease.
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