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Mr James Gibbs MB BS, MSc, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Specialist Consultant in Orthopaedics & Trauma in Surrey and Sussex specialising in hip, knee and sports injury conditions. He is one of the region’s leading Robotic Surgery experts and is an invited speaker in the field.

Conditions managed:

  • Knee pain, knee arthritis, knee injuries, sports injuries, ligament rupture, patella-femoral (knee cap) issues, problems with joint replacements.

  • Hip pain, hip arthritis, hip injuries, sports injuries, hip impingement, abductor injuries, lateral hip pain, hamstring injuries, pelvic pain & instability, sacroiliac dysfunction.

  • ​Pelvic fractures, acetabular fractures, lower limb trauma/fracture management, periprosthetic fractures (fractures around joint replacements)


He has been an NHS Consultant at Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust since 2011.

"As an experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon based in Brighton & Sussex, my patients appreciate the warmth, professional integrity, and open communication that define my medical practice. I’m determined to help my patients understand their own conditions so they can be well informed when making important decisions to improve their function."

He is a graduate of The Royal London Hospital Medical School, University of London. He was also awarded an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering from Cardiff University.

He has undertaken specialist fellowship training hip & knee surgery, pelvic & acetabular fracture surgery and limb reconstruction.

He regularly manages hip and knee conditions along with sports injuries. He performs above average numbers of hip and knee replacements including Robotic surgery, partial knee replacement and hip resurfacing. He is also a specialist in redo joint replacement surgery. He also performs key-hole surgery and ligament reconstruction for soft tissue and sports injuries.

He forms part of the regional Major Trauma Service. Here he treats severely injured patients and runs the tertiary referral Pelvic and Acetabular fracture service, treating patients referred from other hospitals.

He also works as a member of the Complex Arthroplasty Unit, working in a team of Orthopaedic Consultants dealing with complex joint replacement problems.

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