Consultant Profile

Dr Steven James

Dr Steven James MB ChB FRCR
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital, Spire Parkway Hospital
  • Radiology
    • Musculoskeletal imaging
Special clinical interests:

The diagnosis of orthopaedic, spinal and sports related injuries. Dr James also undertakes a wide variety of musculoskeletal and spinal interventional procedures including percutaneous biopsy and vertebroplasty.

Research interests:

Dr James has published over 70 peer reviewed scientific papers on orthopaedic, spinal and sports related injury. He has co-authored two textbooks and written numerous book chapters. He maintains an active and ongoing research interest.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham

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

International Skeletal Society
The British Society of Skeletal Radiologists
The Royal College of Radiologists

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 580 7129
Private secretary telephone number:
0121 685 4000 ext 5478
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Steven James is a specialist consultant musculoskeletal radiologist whose NHS base is the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham. After undertaking his radiology training in Nottingham, he completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal and spinal radiology at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London.

He has co-authored over 70 peer reviewed scientific papers and maintains a strong research and academic interest. He lectures regularly at both a national and international level.

Dr James has developed a particular interest in the diagnosis of sports related injuries and provides imaging services for a wide variety of professional and elite sports organisations. He is a member of the Medical team for the London 2012 Olympics.

He undertakes musculoskeletal ultrasound, MRI, CT and intervention.

Personal profile:

Dr James is married with two children. He is a keen sportsman and enjoys tennis, golf and skiing.

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Dr Steven James

Dr Steven James, Spire Little Aston Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands

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