Mr James Parker

Mr James Parker

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBChB, MRCS (Glasg), MRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Practising at

Spire Elland Hospital

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Treatment information

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


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Professional profile

I graduated from Leeds Medical School with honours in 2000. Following basic surgical training I was appointed to the to the Yorkshire orthopaedic training program in 2005. I was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2010 and was added to the Specialist Register for Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2011.

I undertook two fellowships during this period. In 2011 I worked with Nick London in Harrogate gaining expertise in all aspects of knee surgery, and in 2012 following prior to my appointment at Calderdale I undertook an arthroplasty fellowship in York specialising in all forms of knee and hip replacement.

Clinical Interests

Knee surgery
Hip surgery

Specialist Clinical Interests: Young adult knee pain; Treatment of cartilage / meniscal injury including repair; Treatment of knee arthritis using Partial / Unicompartmental Knee replacement where possible.

Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Elland 01422 324041 or 01422 324020
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / Leeds / 2000
University of Leeds

MRCS (Glasg) / Glasgow / 2003
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 2003

MRCS / England / 2004
The Royal College of Surgeons of England

FRCS (Tr&Orth) / England / 2010
The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2010

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
British Orthopaedic Association

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

I am married with two young sons and spend most of my time outside of work either with my family or playing sport. I am a keen runner and have run several marathons and half marathons. I also play golf regularly and manage to maintain a single figure handicap.

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