Mr James R Robinson is a consultant knee surgeon, whose specialist interests include key-hole (arthroscopic) knee surgery, ligament reconstruction and partial knee replacements.
He has published many research articles and book chapters on knee surgery and has received awards, both nationally and internationally, including the BASK (British Association for Surgery of the Knee) Presidents medal. He has developed surgical techniques and instruments for knee ligament reconstruction, cartilage treatment, meniscal repair and partial knee replacements. He is regularly invited to lecture, teach, and demonstrate surgical techniques at international meetings around the world. This has given him an invaluable exposure to the latest evidence and state-of -the-art treatments.
Mr Robinson undertook his orthopaedic training at Imperial College, London and his thesis on medial knee injuries was awarded the prestigious Master of Surgery degree. He has a particular interest in arthroscopic surgery, ligament reconstruction, cartilage and meniscus repair, unicompartmental knee replacement and osteotomy. He spent a year’s fellowship in Bordeaux at the ‘Clinique du Sport’ and a further six month’s fellowship in the UK specialising in partial knee replacement. He recently undertook an 18-month sabbatical working at the International Knee and Joint Centre in Abu Dhabi, where he started meniscus transplant service.
His other roles include: member of the Arthroscopy committee for ESSKA (European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy), member of the ESSKA Collateral Ligaments Working Group, member of the international Anterior Cruciate Ligament ACL Study group. He is a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and is on the editorial board of the Asian Journal of Arthroscopy. He sits on the steering committee for the UK National Ligament registry.
Treatments and tests offered by Mr James Robinson at Nuffield Health
- Knee replacement surgery
- British Association for Surgery of the Knee
- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
- Anatomic ACL Reconstruction Group
- European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
- Société Française d'Arthroscopie
Other post held
- North Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust
- International Reviewer for American Journal of Sports Medicine
Mr James Robinson does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr James Robinson does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr James Robinson does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.