James Robinson is a Specialist Knee Surgeon based at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre in Bristol.
He trained in London and his postgraduate Master of Surgery degree was on the biomechanics of the posteromedial corner. James’ fellowship training was at the Clinique du Sport, Bordeaux-Merignac and at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre in Bristol. He recently undertook an 18-month sabbatical to work in the UAE at the International Knee and Joint Centre.
He has published many research articles and book chapters on knee surgery and has received awards for this both nationally and internationally. His ACL research won the British Association of Surgery of the Knee President’s medal.
James has developed instrumentation and techniques for arthroscopic surgery, andhe is regularly invited to lecture and teach internationally on aspects of sports related surgery, such as ligament reconstruction, meniscal repair and osteotomy.
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.