Mr Laurence James

Mr Laurence James

BSc(Hons) MBBS MRCS(Eng) FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

Recommended by  
3 specialists

23 years of experience
11 years as a specialist
Video consultation
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Mr James is everything that you expect in a consultant. “
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Subspecialty

  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4418331
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1768 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1531 reviews

    About

    Mr Laurence James is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. He is clinical director of Orthopaedics at University Hospital Lewisham & Greenwich trust and an Honorary Lecturer at The Institute of Orthopaedics, University College London, as well as being a team doctor to Saracens RFC.

    Mr. James qualified in medicine from University College London. He completed his postgraduate training at University College Hospital, London and Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. He then went on to undertake a Specialist Fellowship Training in Foot & Ankle Surgery at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London and Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

    Mr. James is active in research and has been widely published in peer review journals, has presented at international conferences and written book chapters in major orthopaedic textbooks.

    Mr. James is a specialist in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery including arthroscopy, bunions, toe deformity, tendon and ligament injury, ankle replacements, achilles and plantar fasciitis.

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    Procedures

    • Bunion (Hallux Valgus) Correction
    • Ankle Joint Fusion
    • Ankle Replacement
    • Bunionectomy
    • Bunionette Deformity Correction
    • Cheilectomy
    • Claw Toe Correction
    • Flatfoot Correction
    • Hammertoe Correction
    • Mallet Toe Correction
    • Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Partial Nail Removal
    • Plantar Fascia Release Surgery
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Foot Pain
    • Ankle Sprain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Arthritis (Ankle)
    • Arthritis (Foot)
    • Hammer Toes
    • Achilles Tendon Problems
    • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
    • Claw Toes
    • Corns
    • Foot Sprains
    • Hallux Limitus or Hallux Rigidus
    • Heel Bumps
    • Mallet Toes
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Neuromas
    • Peroneal Tendinopathy
    • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Turf Toe (Toe Sprain)
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    Education

    • BSc(Hons) 1993 UCL
    • MB BS(Hons) 1997 UCL
    • MRCS 2000 RCS
    • FRCS (Tr&Orth) 2006
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Foot Pain
    13/40
    Foot & Ankle Surgery
    11/40
    Ankle Sprain
    3/40
    Bunion (Hallux Valgus) Correction
    3/40
    Plantar Fasciitis
    3/40
    Arthritis (Ankle)
    1/40
    Arthritis (Foot)
    1/40
    Hammer Toes
    1/40
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Mr James is everything that you expect in a consultant.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Mr James was fantastic - very warm and welcoming and then extremely clear and structured with regards to how he examined my condition and then walked me through options for treatment. I was really pleased with the overall experience
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Very helpful and professional whilst remaining personable and patient.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I describe Mr James as my knight in shining armour, as since my accident he has been accessible, available and completely re-assuring at a very anxious time.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Very thorough, every step of the procedure was explained in full
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Extremely friendly, super knowledgeable and very clear with his process and next steps. Thank you! 10/10
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    My experience with Mr James has been extremely positive. He is very polite and made me feel very comfortable. He examined my foot thoroughly before sending me for a MRI and called me right away as soon as the results were in. Very professional and efficient.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Practical, knowledgeable in specialism, kind and professional. Very Trusted.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr James examined my foot & ankle thoroughly before sending me for an x-ray straight away. Throughout the whole experience Mr James he was professional and friendly as well as being extremely reassuring, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend his services.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very good communication and understanding
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 3 doctors for:
    3

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Professor Tony Kochhar
    Professor Tony Kochhar
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    11-01-2021

    Happy to recommend Mr James as very good technically. He's very easy to talk to and has a great bedside manner with his patients.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Bone Spurs, Ankle Sprain, Foot Pain
    For procedures: Video Consultation, Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Jonathan Bird
    Mr Jonathan Bird
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    11-01-2021

    Mr James is an excellent surgeon. I've known him for years and have asked him to see friends and family. I have no hesitation in recommending him.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Bone Spurs, Ankle Sprain, Foot Pain
    For procedures: Video Consultation, Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery, Tendon Repair
    Mr Arfan Malhi
    Mr Arfan Malhi
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    22-06-2020

    An extremely competent surgeon. Highly recommended.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For procedures: Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery, Claw Toe Correction, Bunionette Deformity Correction, Bunion (Hallux Valgus) Correction
    Connection: Is a colleague
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