Journal Reviewed – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

His NHS work includes microsurgical trauma surgery, head and neck surgery, skin cancer surgery and breast reconstruction.

James undertook the majority of his training in North East and was the first trainee from the region to be awarded the prestigious Ian McGregor Gold Medal for outstanding performance in his FRCS examination. He completed the renowned nationally appointed Training Interface Group Head and Neck oncology fellowship at the Manchester Royal Infirmary and The Christie Hospital, one of Europe's leading cancer centres. Further time on fellowship was spent in Belgium and Sweden learning novel techniques that James has brought back to the UK. in 2019 James completed the highly competitive BAAPS/BAPRAS Aesthetic Fellowship under the guidance of several of the countries leading aesthetic surgeons in both Newcastle and London. He is a keen sportsman, enjoys gardening and has a passion for good wine.

Latest Contribution

The incidence of non-surgical rejuvenation in facial aesthetic surgery

Non-surgical facial rejuvenation has increased exponentially in the last 20–30 years in a society which demands immediate results with minimal downtime. The overall UK market is estimated at £3.6 billion annually. The use of facial injectables increased by 7000% between...

The impact of COVID-19 on aesthetic plastic surgery in the UK: a survey of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

Introduction Devastating pandemics have occurred throughout human history, including the Antonine Plague (AD 165-180), the Justinian Plague (AD 514-549), the Black Death (AD 1347-1351) and the Spanish Flu (AD 1918-1919). The COVID-19 pandemic began in Wuhan, China in December 2019,...

Liposuction – changes in contemporary practice

This article charts the progress and evolution of ‘liposculpture’ over an 18-year period, the surgical journey of over 5000 patients included in the paper. The senior author highlights the technical changes made over the period and how these have led...