SPECIALIST ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON
Mr Leroy A James
MBBS FRCS Ed., FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mr. Leroy Anthony James graduated from the University of the West Indies in 1994. He migrated to the UK in 1997 after completing his internship and early surgical training in Trinidad.
Mr James went on to complete his basic surgical training in the South West of England and was admitted as a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS Ed) in 1999. He then completed his orthopaedic higher surgical training in Mersey in the Northwest of England. He achieved the exit examinations in Trauma and Orthopaedics (FRCS Tr&Orth) in 2006.
Mr James has gone on to become a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon having undertaken specialist training in Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool; Agnes Hunt and Robert Jones Hospital in Oswestry and the Royal Children Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He undertakes all categories of orthopaedic work but has a specialist interest paediatric conditions; limb trauma and deformity; skeletal dysplasias and foot and ankle problems.
Mr James was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Alder Hey Children Hospital. Liverpool in January 2008 and took up the post in July 2008. His public practise consists of 50% General Paediatric Orthopaedics and 50% Special interest (Limb Reconstruction Surgery/Foot and Ankle).
Mr James main research interests relate to the prognostic indicators for poor outcome following native joint infections and the role of gait lab analysis in limb reconstruction surgery.
Mr James is a member of the British Limb Reconstruction Society (BLRS) and the British Society of Children Orthopaedic Surgeons (BSCOS). He also lectures internationally in the UK and Europe. He has a number of peer reviewed publications and International/National podium presentations
Mr James joined the Fracture and Orthopaedic Clinic in February 2015. His next scheduled visit is from 27 June to 5 July 2015.