Mr James A Lewis

 Mr James A. Lewis 

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