Consultant Profile

Mr James Robinson

Mr James Robinson MB BS MRCS(Eng) MS(Master of Surgery) FRCS(Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Arthroscopic (keyhole) Surgery
Computer-Assisted Surgery
Anatomic "Double-bundle" ACL reconstruction
Uni-compartmental (Partial) knee replacement
Knee replacement & knee ligament reconstruction using Computer-Assisted Surgery (CAS)

Research interests:

Improving knee stability with Anatomic "Double-bundle" ACL reconstruction, Computer Assisted "Navigated" ligament reconstruction, Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) injuries, Function after partial knee replacement, Knee bracing

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon
Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead Hospital and Frenchay Hospital

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
Société Française d'Arthroscopie (SFA, French Arthroscopy Society)
European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Study Group
Royal College of Surgeons of England

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0117 980 4018
Private secretary:
Sally Lopeman
Private secretary telephone number:
0117 980 4018
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Robinson is a specialist in knee surgery. He did his orthopaedic training in London where he was also Research Fellow in Sports Truama Surgery at the Imperial College. Here he published his thesis on knee ligament injuries and was awarded the prestigious Master of Surgery degree by the University of London.

He spent a year's fellowship in Bordeaux at the "Clinique du Sport", consistently rated as one of France's top sports clinics, where he was trained in the latest arthroscopic surgery techniques, including Anatomic "Double-bundle" ACL reconstruction. In addition, he became proficient in the use of Computer-Assisted Surgery (CAS) for improved accuracy in ligament reconstruction and knee replacement procedures.

A further 6 months fellowship was spent at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol where he specialised in Unicompartmental (Partial) knee replacements.

Mr Robinson has published many research articles and book chapters on knee surgery. He is regularly invited to lecture and present his research at international meetings. He is a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and recently won the British Association for Surgery of the Knee Presidents Medal. As a consultant to orthopaedic industry companies, he has developed surgical techniques and instruments to improve knee ligament reconstruction.

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Mr James Robinson

Mr James Robinson Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Bristol, private hospital specialist.

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