Consultant Profile

Mr James Arbuthnot

Mr James Arbuthnot MBChB, MRCS(Eng), FRCS (Tr and Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital, Spire Parkway Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Ankle surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Foot Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports injury
    • Sports medicine
Special clinical interests:

Exclusive knee surgeon, procedures include:

  • Soft tissue knee reconstruction including Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction
  • Cartilage and meniscal injury treatment
  • Complex primary knee replacement
Research interests:

Kinematics of Knee Arthroplasty
Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction
Functional outcome of primary and revision knee replacement

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals)

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

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Association
British Association for Surgery of the Knee

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 580 7151
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr. James Arbuthnot is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and specialist in knee surgery. He was appointed in 2009 to his current post at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and is based at Solihull and Good Hope Hospitals.

Mr. Arbuthnot has a particular interest in the surgical treatment of knee injuries and early knee arthritis.

He qualified from the University of Liverpool in 1997 and undertook his basic surgical training in Merseyside. He then spent a year as clinical knee fellow to Associate Professor Mike McNicholas in North Cheshire Hospitals, Warrington before achieving a place on the 6-year Specialist Registrar Training Scheme in Birmingham and Warwick. In 2009 he was awarded the certificate of completion of training and admitted to the specialist register.

Mr Arbuthnot has undertaken the following sub-specialty fellowships:-
Lower limb joint replacement and sports knee injuries – Victoria, Australia
Lower limb joint replacement – Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK
Knee replacement, revision knee replacement and soft tissue knee reconstruction – Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit, Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre, UK

Personal profile:

Rugby - An enthusiastic amateur for 20 years -  now retired
Football - Represented English Doctors, Italy vs. England 1998
Diving - PADI - qualified Open Water Diver
Outdoor Pursuits
Travelling - Africa, Asia, Australasia, North America and Central/Eastern Europe
Theatre and Reading
The majority of my spare time is spent with my young family

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Mr James Arbuthnot

Mr Jamie Arbuthnot

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