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Mr James Pegrum - Orthopaedics

Mr James Pegrum is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Gloucestershire specialising in hip replacements and knee surgery.

Based at: Winfield Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Hip replacements

Unicompartmental/partial knee replacements

Full knee replacements

Arthritis surgery

Arthroscopic knee surgery

Keyhole surgery

Meniscal surgery

Sports injuries

Academic background

MB BS BSc (Orthopaedics), MSc Sports & Exercise Medicine

Diploma in Mountain medicine, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

As a trainee in the Oxford deanery, he trained under nationally respected hip and knee specialists including Mr Roger Gundle and Royal College Hunterian Professor Max Gibbons.  He acquired a particular interest in partial joint replacements, full joint replacements and tumour surgery. During his training Mr Pegrum was twice awarded the Nuffield prize for research in hip injuries and was a national Royal College of Surgeons Margaret Witt Scholar.

After completing his training he did Fellowships in knee surgery with Professor Adrian Harvey of Bournemouth Hospital and joint replacement surgery at the world renowned Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. His research interests have involved techniques to optimise, improve and speed up recovery following surgery and he has published widely in peer reviewed journals.

Mr Pegrum prides himself in providing patient centred care by listening and then delivering an individually tailored thorough assessment. He covers all hip and knee conditions including arthritis and sports injuries.

He specialises in hip and knee surgery, particularly joint replacements and partial knee replacements, performing large numbers of these every year, with excellent outcomes. Through his specialist training in sports medicine he has developed expertise in arthroscopic, key hole surgery.

He has a strong interest in education with regular invitations to talk internationally and locally. He supervises trainee surgeons from Bristol and has previously won numerous teaching awards.

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NHS base

Gloucester Royal Hospital, Cheltenham General, Dilke Memorial Hospital

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01452 306009