Mr James Singleton


BSc, MBBS, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 6055025

Practising since: 2017


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Alternate Tuesday mornings
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James Singleton is an orthopaedic consultant with an NHS practice at Frimley Park Hospital since 2017 and is fellowship trained in both trauma surgery and knee surgery.

His private practice is focussed exclusively on knee disorders, encompassing operative and nonoperative treatment. He has a special interest in ligament reconstruction including multiple knee ligament injuries and revision ligament surgery as well as meniscal issues. He looks after patellofemoral problems and all stages of knee arthritis from joint preservation options through to partial and total knee replacement surgery.

James grew up in Buckinghamshire and moved on from Aylesbury Grammar School to University College London Medical School, graduating in 2002. He completed his orthopaedic surgical training in London and Surrey including two years full time post-doctoral research culminating in an MD in Bioengineering from Imperial College London in 2016.

James remains a serving British Army officer, having commissioned as a medical student and has served as an orthopaedic surgeon on operational tours in Afghanistan and the Middle East.

Special interests

Knee Surgery, ACL reconstruction, knee ligament surgery, knee arthroscopy, meniscal surgery, meniscal repair, osteotomy, partial knee replacement, total knee replacement, patellofemoral replacement, knee injections, non-operative management of knee disorders.

Personal interests

When not at work, James loves time at home with his wife and their two boys, coaching his eldest son’s rugby team and getting out on his road bike in the Surrey hills.

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr James Singleton at Nuffield Health

  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Tibial osteotomy
  • Chondroplasty
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr James Singleton works with

Related experience


  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association of Surgeons of the Knee
  • British Patello-Femoral Society

Other posts held

  • Orthopaedic Consultant, Frimley Park Hospital

Insurers Mr James Singleton works with

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

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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