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Mr James Gibbs


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.

Professional interests

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. 

Personal interests

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.




Book an appointment:

01444 412273 Secretary -  Janet Dix

List of conditions treated

  • Knee ligament surgery

  • Knee arthroscopy

  • Knee meniscus surgery

  • Tibial osteotomy

  • Sports injuries

  • Robotic Knee replacement surgery

  • Revision knee replacement

  • Partial knee replacement

  • Hip replacement

  • Hip resurfacing

  • Hip replacement revision surgery

  • Soft tissue hip surgery

  • Hamstring repair/reconstruction

NHS appointments

University Hospitals Sussex

Private hospital sites 

The Montefiore Hospital, Hove
Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital