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James Fountain , Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

Qualified: 2000
GMC No: 4721660
Department: Surgery and Anaesthesia
Speciality: Orthopaedic Surgery – Lower limb

James Fountain was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon at Aintree University Hospital after qualifying from Sheffield Medical School in 2000.

Clinical Interests,
  • Primary Knee and Hip Replacements, Revision Knee and Hip Replacements
  • Unicompartmental Knee Replacements, Arthroscopic Knee Surgery, Sports Injuries,
  • Trauma and acute fracture management, Periprosthetic Fractures, Management of Orthopaedic Infection

Further information: 

James Fountain was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon at Aintree University Hospital after qualifying from Sheffield Medical School in 2000. After gaining surgical membership in 2004, he trained in orthopaedics throughout the North West of England before achieving the Fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedics, FRCS (Tr & Orth) in 2010.

Mr Fountain's training was completed with the internationally renowned Cavendish Hip Fellowship gaining extensive experience in complex primary and revision hip and knee surgery.

Mr Fountain has published widely on orthopaedics and written book chapters on his chosen subspecialty. He has presented at many national and international meetings and been invited to lecture at hip and knee arthroplasty meetings.

Mr Fountain has represented his colleagues nationally on a number of committees including the British Orthopaedic Association.

Training junior surgeons is important to Mr Fountain and he teaches regularly on a Royal College of Surgeons course as well as courses on orthopaedic infection and complex hip and knee surgery.

Qualifications:
MB ChB Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh MRCS (Ed) Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics)
James Fountain is a member of these associations:
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh British Orthopaedic Association British Hip Society British Medical Association