EXPERTS CURRICULUM VITAE
 

Mr. James Alexander Lewis
Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
MBBCh, FRCSED (Tr & Orth), MSc (Trauma Surgery)


CONTACT DETAILS:
Mr. James Alexander Lewis
Cardiff Sports Orthopaedics
Spire Cardiff Hospital
Croescadarn Road
Pentwyn
Cardiff
CF23 8XL
 
Email:   info@csortho.co.uk 
Telephone:  08445 617152  
 
GMC NUMBER: 4515520 (Specialist Register)    
 
CURRENT NHS APPOINTMENT
Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.
 
CLINICAL PRACTICE
I am Trauma Lead at a busy University Hospital in Cardiff. My specialist interest is in the management of both upper and lower limb trauma including complex trauma, malunion/non-union and infective complications. My NHS practice includes 4-5 weekly trauma theatre sessions and 2 trauma clinics in which I will see around 2000 patients a year.
 
Areas of expertise include:
  • Musculo-skeletal injury including personal injuries, falling, tripping and slipping injuries.
  • Upper limb injuries and surgery including to the wrist, forearm, elbow, and shoulder.
  • Lower limb injuries and surgery including to the pelvis, hip, femur, knee and tibia.
  • Foot and ankle injuries and surgery
  • Road traffic accident injuries
  • Whiplash injury
 
MEDICO-LEGAL PRACTICE
I have an expanding medico-legal practice located in the Newport and Cardiff areas. All practice venues have good parking and disabled access. Appointments are available within a week of receipt of the medical records and reports are prepared within 7-14 days of consultation. I am happy to undertake domiciliary visits as well as desktop reports following records review.

MEDICO-LEGAL TRAINING
  • Medico-legal training by Professional Solutions November 2013
  • CertMR Part 1 & Part 2 (Bond Solon Certificate in Medical Reporting)

EDUCATION
Qualifications:
  • MB BCh - University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff (1998)
  • FRCSEd (Tr&Orth)
  • MSc Trauma Surgery – University of Swansea 2011
  • Surgical Training
  • Basic Surgical Training - Cardiff Rotation: 1999-2002
  • Higher Surgical Training in Orthopaedics - Welsh Rotation: 2004-2010
  • Advanced Trauma Fellowship Morriston Hospital, Swansea 2010-2011
  • Post CCT Senior Clinical Trauma Fellowship  - University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff - 2011-2012
 
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
  • Masters degree in Trauma Surgery
  • Over 18 original articles and abstracts published in International Journals
  • 24 presentations at National and International meetings
  • 19 audit projects on a wide range of clinical topics

PROFFESIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
  • Member of the British Trauma Society
  • Member of AO Trauma
 
MEDICO-LEGAL PRACTICE LOCATIONS

1. Wellspring Medical Centre         2. University Hospital of Wales
    Park Road, Risca,                          Heath Park, Cardiff,
    Newport, NP11 6BJ                       CF14 4XW