020 7407 3100

Treatments & Specialties

Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Mr Matthew James

Mr Matthew James

Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Plastic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Hand and Wrist

Mr Matthew James MBCHB FRCS eng FRCS (plastics) is a Consultant Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust, specializing in hand and wrist surgery.  He undertook his professional training in London, Cambridge and Australia, and at the famous McIndoe Surgery Centre. He has 15 years experience in plastic reconstructive surgery, performing thousands of successful operations during his career. Mr James is the clinical lead for hand trauma surgery at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, which accepts complex trauma cases from the south east and central London. He performs and supervises more hand and wrist operations than any other surgeon in the trust.  

Mr James has a successful private practice in central London and the South East and receives  referrals from all over the UK for complex limb reconstruction, scaphoid surgery, rheumatoid hands, Dupuytren’s, tendon reconstruction, peripheral nerve surgery , ganglions, carpal tunnel decompression and wrist reconstruction. He also specialises in aesthetic plastic surgery, as well as skin lesion removal, skin cancer and scar revision

He is a full member of the British Association of Hand Surgeons, British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, GMC and Medical Protection Society and is recognised by most medical insurance companies. Mr James has published book chapters on plastic and cosmetic surgery and is a trainer in cosmetic surgery and hand and wrist reconstruction for the Royal College of Surgeons.

Special interests

Hand and wrist reconstructive surgery, arthroscopic surgery, micro surgery

Consulting Address

London Bridge Hospital

St Olaf House



Consulting Sessions:

Alt Mondays PM at The Shard and Friday PM at LBH


Paula Maytum


020 7060 6810


020 8852 7951








NHS Base:

St Thomas’ Hospital