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Mr James Press

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MB,BS, MRCS, Diploma of Orthopaedic Engineering, FRCS (Trauma + Orthopaedics)

Practices at: Ross Hall Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr James Press qualified from St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, in 1994. He worked for Professor Learmonth in Bristol before taking up his Specialist Registrar training on the Southwest rotation in Devon and Cornwall.

He undertook an extra year long fellowship in complex and revision lower limb arthroplasty and computer navigation in Plymouth and was awarded a certificate of completion of specialist training in 2008.

Mr James Press worked for a further year as a consultant in Plymouth and moved to Ayrshire in April 2009 to take up his substantive post as Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at Ayr Hospital. Ayr Hospital remains his NHS base but he also has practicing privileges at two private hospitals - Carrick Glen Hospital in Ayr and Ross Hall Hospital in Glasgow.

Clinical Interests

  • Primary lower limb arthroplasty 
  • Revision lower limb arthroplasty
  • Complex primary arthroplasty and joint replacement for young patients utilising alternative bearing surfaces
  • Computer navigation
  • Soft tissue injuries of the knee
  • Surgery of the forefoot

Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Medical Defence Union

Mr James Press

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr James Press discusses the conditions he sees and the treatments he offers.

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