Mr James Colville

Mr James Colville

MBBS, BSc, MSc, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Plast)

Plastic Surgery

30 years of experience
17 years as a specialist


  • Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Cancer
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3565218
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    1,257 reviews

    Chelsea Outpatient Centre

    280 Kings Road, London, United Kingdom, SW3 5AW
    316 reviews


    Mr James Colville is a Consultant Aesthetic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgeon, based at St George’s Hospital NHS Trust and he also sees patients privately at a range of locations, including The Lister Hospital. His specialist interests include reconstruction after skin cancer treatment, especially after MOHs surgery, all forms of elective adult hand surgery and hand trauma, particularly fracture fixation and soft tissue reconstruction and cosmetic surgery to the breast and abdomen and liposuction.

    Mr Colville trained at UCL, graduating in 1992, having previously been awarded a BSc at Bristol University and an MSc at King’s College London, in Biochemistry. He undertook medical posts in Orthopaedics and Plastic Surgery at The Norfolk and Norwich Hospitals. This was followed by training at East Grinstead and further specialist training in Newcastle and Louisville, Kentucky in the US, a renowned hand centre.

    He was appointed as a Consultant at St George’s Hospital in 2005 as a plastic surgeon with a sub-specialisation in adult elective and trauma surgery. He has been Lead Consultant for department’s teaching programme and is now Lead Consultant in the Hand Department. Dr Colville is an examiner for the final plastic surgery examination and a faculty member for the national instructional hand course, He also holds an NHS post at St Helier Hospital, where he specialises in skin cancer reconstructions and runs a general plastic surgery clinic.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Hand Surgery
    • Skin Cancer
    • Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
    • Reconstructive Surgery 
    • Abdominoplasty
    • Liposuction
    • Cosmetic Breast Surgery
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Hand deformities
    • Skin Cancer


    • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
    • Arm Lift (Brachiplasty)
    • Breast Augmentation (Enlargement)
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Uplift Surgery (Mastopexy)
    • Cosmetic Breast Surgery
    • Excess Skin Removal
    • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
    • Ganglion Cyst Removal
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Liposuction
    • Mole Removal
    • Scar Revision Surgery
    • Skin Grafts
    • Thigh Lift
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    Special interests

    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis (Hand)
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Burns & Scalds
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cysts
    • Dupuytren’s Contracture
    • Epididymal Cysts
    • Finger Injury
    • Fracture
    • Hand Deformities
    • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Fractures
    • Hand Injury
    • Melanoma
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Tags
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
    • Tendon Injuries
    • Trigger Finger
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    • MBBS - University College, London 1992
    • BSc - Bristol 1983
    • MSc - King's College, London 1985
    • FRCS England - Royal College of Surgeons of England 1997
    • FRCS Plast - Royal Colleges of Britain and Ireland 2003


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