Mr W James White

Mr W James White

FRCS (Tr&Orth), MBBS, BSc (Hons)

Orthopaedic Surgery

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2 specialists

13 years of experience
3 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“Realy profesional attitude, Mr. White describe my problem for me realy easy, he draw me a picture what happend to inside my shouder and it was easy for me understand everything with my poor english. “
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Subspecialties

  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Injury
  • Trauma Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6164480
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    160 reviews

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
    79 reviews

    About

    Mr W James White is a Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon based at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, The Lister Hospital, 25 Harley Street, Weymouth Street Hospital and Chiswick Outpatient Centre. He qualified from University College Medical School, followed by studying Trauma and Orthopaedics on the Northwest London programme. He has also completed Shoulder and Elbow fellowships at the wolrd famous Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre in Exeter and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in London. These have further enhanced his expertise and experience in arthroscopy, arthroplasty and trauma.

    As a highly trained surgeon, he covers all aspects of shoulder and elbow conditions. Mr White uses non-operative techniques where possible, however when surgery is needed he has a reputation for performing surgery to the highest standard. This excellent reputation has been earned by his surgical outcomes combined with his effective empathetic communication and decision making sklills. Mr White is especially passionate about providing the patients with the best solution for their particular case, rejecting a one fit all approach.

     

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    Medical procedures

    • Arthroscopy
    • Tendon Repair
    • Shoudler Stabilisation
    • Acromioclavicular `Joint Pain
    • Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Fracture Fixation Surgery
    • Shoulder Trauma
    • Biceps injurries/Pain
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Tendinopathy
    • Elbow Trauma
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    Special interests

    • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
    • Trauma Surgery
    • Rotator Cuff Injury
    • Arthritis (Shoulder)
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Frozen Shoulder
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    Education

    • FRCS (Tr&Orth), Royal College of Surgeons, England, 2016
    • MBBS, University College London
    • 1st Class Human Genetics BSc (Hons), University College London
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support: Instructon, Royal College of Surgeons, England, 2016
    • Advanced Certificate in Clinical Education, Royal College of surgeons, Glasgow, 2018


    British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)

    Bristich Orthopaedic Association (BOA)

    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS)

    British Medical Association (BMA)


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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
    4/8
    Elbow Fractures
    3/8
    Ankle fracture
    1/8
    Biceps Rupture Repair
    1/8
    Elbow Instability
    1/8
    Elbow Stiffness
    1/8
    Humerus Fractures
    1/8
    Peripheral Nerve Injury
    1/8
    Shoulder Replacement
    1/8
    Shoulder replacement
    1/8
    Tendon Repair
    1/8
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
    Realy profesional attitude, Mr. White describe my problem for me realy easy, he draw me a picture what happend to inside my shouder and it was easy for me understand everything with my poor english.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Elbow Fractures Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
    Further to a bicycle accident I had in May 2020, I required elbow surgery and underwent a right radial head + ular fixation under the expert care of Mr W James White. I am not medical professional but can confirm that the injury I sustained was somewhat bad and that there was a risk that I may not regain full functionality of my right arm. Before my operation, Mr White took time to explain what he planned to do and what was his ultimate objective during surgery. Fast forward, 4.5 hours of surgery time, Mr White came to see me in my hospital room, obviously checked if I was ok, advised me that surgery when exceptionally well and what to do before my scheduled appointment to see him in 10 days’ time. Furthermore, the next morning two of his team members came to see me, reiterated what Mr White had told me post-surgery the previous day and echoed how successful the operation had been. At my 10 day follow up appointment with Mr White, only then I was able to appreciate the full extent of my injury and subsequently magnitude of miracle he had performance - complete masterpiece. He also explained, to get close to full functionality what will be required and equally it was going to take time. Throughout my rehabilitation, whenever my physiotherapist had any questions for Mr White in order expedite my rehab (where possible and safe to do so), Mr White always promptly responded with fail. You will not be surprised to hear that under the proficient care of Mr White, in less the 6 months since having surgery, I have made a full recovery in terms of extension, flexion, mobility and functionality. I am back in the gym, boxing, playing golf all subject to covid restrictions. In the politest possible way, I hope I never have to see Mr White in his professional capacity gain, I was very fortunate to have Mr White my Orthopaedic Surgeon and cannot thank him enough for ultimately saving my arm, you are a true superhero in my mind. Best Wishes
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Shoulder replacement Shoulder Replacement
    Mr White is pleasant and professional. He clearly explained the procedure and aftercare and I am very pleased with the successful outcome of my surgery
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Ankle fracture
    Mr White is a very talented and gifted surgeon. He has a very genuine care fore his patients and pleasant, charming manner which is most reassuring.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Shoulder & Elbow Surgery Peripheral Nerve Injury Humerus Fractures
    Mr White felt made me feel at ease. He made excellent decisions which ultimately resulted in helping ensure i had their best chances for a full recovery. Mr White led a very successful surgery.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Shoulder & Elbow Surgery Tendon Repair Biceps Rupture Repair
    The surgery went very well, and has healed quicker than expected. The initial process of examination diagnosis and discussion of options was smooth. If picking hairs, my only qualm is that a more tailored rehabilitation process could have been discussed. Having come out of the surgery with very good function and little pain I found I could do far more than what was being advised, however I do work in physical rehab so my understanding of ability was likely better than an average patient.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Elbow Fractures
    I cannot praise and thank him enough for the manner in which he has dealt with me and my injuries. He has been patient and understanding throughout and has explained what damage was done due to a fall and how, exactly, he would fix it. I realise weeks later that I was in shock, and very nervous but he was calm, reassuring and never condescending.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Elbow Fractures Elbow Stiffness Elbow Instability
    I am very pleased with the care I received from Mr White. My injuries were explained to me very clearly as was my recovery journey. He was always very responsive to my concerns and in the context of a busy NHS I feel like he made a lot of time to see me. Please pass on my thanks.
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:
    2

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Mr Simon Newman
    Mr Simon Newman
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    01-12-2020

    James is a hugely trusted colleague with an in depth knowledge of all aspects of shoulder and elbow surgery. He has a wonderful manner with patients and I would thoroughly recommend him for any shoulder or elbow problems.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Frozen Shoulder, Shoulder Instability, Shoulder Pain, Dislocated Shoulder, Rotator Cuff Injury, Arthritis (Shoulder), Arthritis (Elbow), Dislocation of the Elbow, Humerus Fractures, Elbow Fractures, Forearm Fractures, Clavicle Fractures, Shoulder Labral Tear, Elbow Stiffness, Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder), Elbow Instability, Golfer’s Elbow (Medial epicondylitis), Tennis Elbow (Lateral epicondylitis)
    For procedures: Elbow Replacement, ulnar nerve release, Joint Injection, Steroid Injection, Shoulder Stabilisation, Shoulder Replacement, Rotator Cuff Repair, Shoulder Arthroscopy
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Dimitrios Tsekes
    Mr Dimitrios Tsekes
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    30-10-2020

    I trained next to James during our subspecialty training years as upper limb fellows. He is a passionate surgeon with amiable, friendly and warm approach to his patients. Very well trained, safe and innovative as surgeon. I would surely recommend him for any upper limb pathology.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Fracture (broken bone), Dislocated Shoulder, Rotator Cuff Injury, Arthritis (Elbow), Shoulder Labral Tear, Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder), Arthritis (Shoulder)
    For procedures: Shoulder Stabilisation, Shoulder Replacement, Rotator Cuff Repair
    Connection: We trained together

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