Mr James Fernandes

James Fernandes

Mr James Fernandes

Role: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Telephone: 0114 271 7094

Clinical interests
– Paediatric Limb Reconstruction
– Congenital birth defects
– Skeletal dysplasias
– Osteogenesis Imperfecta
– Perthe’s disease
– Post traumatic deformities

Qualifications and training

– M.S. (Orth), (Orth), FRCS (Orth)

Mr Fernandes has a wealth of orthopaedic knowledge, having trained in India, Liverpool and Sheffield Children’s Hospital Centre of Excellence, as well as the prestigious institutions below:

– Royal Liverpool Children’s Hospital
– Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas
– Boston Children’s Hospital
– International Centre for Limb Lengthening, Baltimore
– Ilizarov Institute of Limb Reconstruction, Kurgan, Siberia
– Paley’s Advanced Institute of Limb Lengthening, West Palm Beach, Florida

Research and teaching

Mr Fernandes frequently lectures at national and international meetings. His active involvement in research has led to extensive publication and he has held various important roles in education, such as the Training Programme Director of the South Yorkshire Orthopaedic training program.

Notable positions include:

– 2012-14 President-elect of the British Limb Reconstruction Society
– 2011-13 Executive committee member British society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery
– 2010-14 Orthopaedic member and treasurer of the UK Skeletal dysplasia group executive committee
– Examiner at the Intercollegiate Board examinations
– Expert to NICE, UK

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
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