Consultant Profile

Mr James Crinnion

Mr James Crinnion MD, FRCS, FRCS (Gen. Surg.)
Practicing at:
Spire Roding Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Endocrine surgery
    • Thyroid disease
    • Vascular surgery
Special clinical interests:

All aspects of arterial and venous disease
Endocrine surgery
Endovenous laser ablation

Research interests:

Endovenous laser ablation
Parathyroid surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, Whipps Cross University Hospital, East London

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Member of the Vascular Surgical Society
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • British Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
020 8709 7878
Private secretary telephone number:
07870 280 264
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr James Crinnion is a General and Vascular Surgeon and his NHS base is Whipps Cross University Hospital, East London. His clinical interests include arterial surgery, cosmetic treatment of varicose veins (thread veins), endovenous laser ablation and endocrine surgery.

Mr Crinnion has trained in surgery in Leeds, Sheffield and London. His research experience is in arterial surgery for which he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) for a two year research project. His practical experience of arterial surgery was gained at the internationally renowned Vascular Unit at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London. Over the past 5 years, Mr Crinnion has developed a large NHS practice in thyroid and parathyroid disease, performing around 100 neck explorations annually.

Mr Crinnion's practical experience in general surgery was gained at Hammersmith Hospital, St Mary's Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London.

Personal profile:

I was born and brought up during my early years in the North East of England and I still passionately follow Middlesbrough Football Club!

I have lived in London for 14 years. I am married with three children and my wife is a criminal barrister. During my free time, I enjoy playing golf.

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Mr James Crinnion

Mr James Crinnion, vascular surgeon, varicose veins, Spire Roding Hospital, Essex, East London, arterial disease, parathyroid surgery.

Mr Crinnion is renowned for his vascular surgery expertise

With over 10 years consultant experience as a busy general surgeon, Mr Crinnion specialises in vascular and endocrine surgery.

Mr Crinnion is trained in vascular ultrasound and performs a one-stop assessment of varicose veins for patients from Essex, East London and beyond. He has extensive experience in modern minimally invasive techniques for managing varicose veins (including laser surgery and foam sclerotherapy) and has treated in excess of 500 patients with endovenous laser ablation (EVLT).

As well as being highly experienced in treating varicose veins, Mr Crinnion performs arterial and endocrine surgery including aortic aneurysm repair, carotid artery surgery, lower limb bypass, thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy and many other general surgical procedures.

Mr Crinnion welcomes both privately insured and self-funding patients. To make an appointment with him at Spire Roding Hospital, call 020 8709 7878.

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