Mr Richard James

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


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Mr James specialises in the management of oral and maxillofacial disorders. He has a particular interest in oncology and is the lead oral and maxillofacial surgeon in oncology based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Mr James also manages general oral and maxillofacial disorders including the management of surgical teeth extractions and salivary gland disease. Mr James normally sees new patients on Friday mornings though other appointment times can be arranged.

Treatment information

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

Other treatments

Oncology Head and neck oncology Oral and maxillofacial surgery

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Additional information

Head and neck surgery
Maxillofacial surgery
Oral surgery
Head and neck oncology

Salivary gland Oncology

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

International Bone Research Association (IBRA)

British Medical Association

British Dental Association

British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS)

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Mr James studied dentistry at Guys Hospital, London. He subsequently worked as an oral surgeon prior to studying medicine at Leicester University Medical School. His higher surgical training was completed in the South Thames Rotation, including Guildford, Kings, Guys, St Thomas's and finally Brighton & Eastbourne Hospitals.  Mr James has lived in Norfolk since 2005.

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