Mr Stuart James

Consultant Spine Surgeon
BM, MRCS (Eng), FRCS (Orth)

Specialises in

  • Spinal surgery
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Thursday: 12.30pm - 2pm
Friday (alternate): 8.30am - 10.30am

An initial consultation with Mr Stuart James is from £200.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Stuart James at Spire include:

Other treatments

Minimally invasive surgery including:

  • Decompressions, TLIF and XLIF
  • Scoliosis/deformity- paediatric and adult deformity
  • Trauma and tumour surgery of the spine
  • Spine arthroplasty- cervical and lumbar disc replacement
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Professional profile

I undertook my medical training at the University of Southampton qualifying in 1998. Following completion of my degree, I returned home to Wales, where I undertook my basic surgical training and also specialist training in orthopaedics and trauma surgery in the All Wales Orthopaedic Training Scheme. Whilst on the All Wales Training scheme I experienced extensive spinal training before undergoing further sub-specialist training in spine surgery. I then completed a recognised spine fellowship in Bristol, where I gained extensive exposure and experience in all aspects of spinal disease, from trauma and tumour work through to adult and paediatric complex deformity. Further exposure and training in cutting edge contemporary spinal techniques has been gained in both Europe and the USA. I am GMC registered and on the Specialist Register.

My practice is solely in the field of spine surgery. I partake in a spinal on-call rota for South Wales.

I have an active role in teaching, being an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Wales. I am also a AO spine faculty member and teach trainees in neurosurgery and orthopaedics, in all aspects of spinal surgery. Within the Royal College of Surgeons, I am regularly a faculty member on the basic surgical skills and orthopaedics courses.

General Medical Council Number: C4520319

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Lumbar spine disorders
Orthopaedic surgery
Spinal surgery

Special clinical interests: Neck pain, arm pain, back and leg pain, facet joint blocks, coablation, nerve root blocks, caudal epidurals, and percutaneous nucloplasty, spinal injection therapies.

Qualification and professional memberships

Current NHS posts

Consultant Spine Surgeon, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

Honorary Lecturer, Cardiff University.

Contact information

Telephone 0292 073 1112
Private secretary Gilly
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