Mr James Gibbs
MB BS, MSc, FRCS
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics
Area of expertise
Hip and knee conditions/surgery
Sub speciality interests
Pelvic & acetabular surgery
Registrar training South-West Thames Region, Trauma Fellowship Waikato Hospital, New Zealand, Pelvis & Hip Fellowship training St George’s Hospital, London.
Mr James Gibbs MB BS, Msc, FRCS (Tr & Orth) is a 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.
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 has an interest in joint preservation treatments for arthritis such as visco-supplementation and corrective osteotomy surgery
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 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.
Mr Gibbs is married with three children, so his main activity outside of work is trying to ensure that they don’t inflict serious harm on themselves when climbing, scooting, cycling, swimming, surfing, paddle boarding and generally doing what children do. He also acts as their personal taxi service.
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List of conditions treated
Knee ligament surgery
Knee meniscus surgery
Robotic Knee replacement surgery
Revision knee replacement
Partial knee replacement
Hip replacement revision surgery
Soft tissue hip surgery
University Hospitals Sussex
Private hospital sites
The Montefiore Hospital, Hove
Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital