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Mr James Oliver Smith

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

BM BSc DM FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Practises at: The Winterbourne Hospital

Dr James Smith Orthopaedics

Personal Profile

Mr James O. Smith BM BSc DM FRCS (Tr&Orth) is an Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon with dual-Fellowship subspecialty training in reconstructive knee and hip surgery.

He trained at the Southampton University School of Medicine and completed his Orthopaedic Higher Surgical Training within the Wessex region before undertaking the BASK (British Association of Knee Surgery) Fellowship in Bournemouth and the Lower Limb Arthroplasty and Trauma Surgery Fellowship in Auckland, New Zealand.

Mr Smith works as an NHS Consultant in Orthopaedics & Trauma Surgery at Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and privately, based at the The Winterbourne Hospital in Dorchester.

He maintains an active and ongoing medical research interest, staying current with new diagnostics and treatments offered.

He has published over 30 papers in peer-reviewed medical journals and regularly speaks at Orthopaedic conferences and events.

Membership Interests

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons, England
  • General Medical Council - GMC no. 6074189
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Research Society
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

Mr Smith specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic knee and hip conditions, including:

  • Sports injuries and trauma
  • Arthritis and degenerative joint conditions
  • Post-traumatic pain, stiffness and deformity.

As a founder member of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine, Mr Smith will take time to understand how your orthopaedic problem affects your life, activities and overall wellbeing.

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