Mr James Wimhurst

Mr James Wimhurst

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
MChir, MA, MB BChir, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Practising at

Spire Norwich Hospital

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Treatment information

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


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Professional profile

After graduating from Cambridge in 1991, I trained in trauma and orthopaedic surgery in Oxford, Cambridge and Norwich. In 2000 I obtained a Master of Surgery (MChir) degree, submitting a thesis on the causes of loosening of joint replacements. In 2002 I spent a year in Adelaide, South Australia, specialising in revision hip surgery, before being appointed as a Consultant in Norwich in 2003.

In 2007 I was awarded the British and American Hip Societies Travelling Fellowship, visiting specialist hip surgery units throughout North America.

My main interest is in hip and knee replacement surgery, including revision operations.

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association
British Hip Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust.
Chairman, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics.
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia

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Personal Profile

I am married with three young children. I have always been a very keen sportsman, playing rugby and cricket to a reasonable standard. Unfortunately my days of really competitive sport are behind me but I continue to play social cricket, tennis and golf.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01603 255 574
Private secretary Cathy Smith
Private secretary telephone 01603 255 528
Private secretary email