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James Robinson



James R Robinson FRCS(Orth) MS is an internationally recognized specialist knee surgeon based at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol, UK. Mr Robinson has a keen interest in research and teaching. He has published many research articles and book chapters on knee surgery and has received awards, both nationally and internationally, for knee research including the BASK (British Association for Surgery of the Knee) Presidents medal. He has developed instrumentation and techniques for arthroscopic surgery and often invited to teach, lecture and demonstrate surgical techniques at international meetings.

Mr Robinson undertook his orthopaedic training in at the Imperial College, London and his thesis on medial knee injuries and was awarded the prestigious Master of Surgery degree. He has particular interest in arthroscopic surgery, ligament reconstruction, cartilage and meniscus repair, unicompartmental knee replacement and osteotomy. He spent a year’s fellowship in Bordeaux at the ‘Clinique du Sport’ and a further six month’s fellowship in the UK specialising in uni-compartmental knee replacement. He recently undertook an 18-month sabbatical working at the International Knee and Joint Centre in Abu Dhabi where he started meniscal allograft service.

His other roles include: member of the Arthroscopy committee for ESSKA (European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy), member of the ESSKA Collateral ligaments Working Group,  member of the international ACL Study group. He is a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and is on the editorial board of the Asian Journal of Arthroscopy. He sits on the steering committee for the UK National Ligament registry.