Mr James Metcalfe


MB ChB, FRCS (Tr& Ortho)

GMC number: 4016423

Practising since: 1993


Orthopaedic surgery

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Orthopaedic Surgeon with specialist interests in foot and ankle surgery, children's orthopaedics and limb reconstruction surgery.

Mr Metcalfe received higher surgical training on the Oswestry training programme and was then appointed as the National Fellow in Paediatric Orthopaedics at the Sheffield Children's Hospital.  He was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon at Derriford Hospital and Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital in 2006.

His current Nuffield practice includes all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, corrective surgery for bunions, arthritis of toes and bones in the foot and ankle, keyhole surgery for the treatment of ankle injuries, ankle replacements or keyhole ankle fusion for arthritis of the ankle.

Paediatric practice includes all aspects of children's orthopaedics including cerebral palsy, development dysplasia of the hip and Perthes disease.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr James Metcalfe at Nuffield Health

  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle fusion

Locations Mr James Metcalfe works with

Related experience


  • British Society of Children's Orthopaedics
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Orthopaedic Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Insurers Mr James Metcalfe works with

Mr James Metcalfe works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Mr James Metcalfe does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr James Metcalfe does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr James Metcalfe does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.