James Colville

Consultant Hand and Reconstructive Surgeon

MB BS, BSc, MSc, FRCS (Eng) FRCS (Plast)

Mr James Colville was appointed as a Consultant in plastic, hand and reconstructive surgery at St George’s Hospital NHS foundation trust in 2005, and is still an active member of the team. He is trained in all aspects of hand surgery but specialises in arthritis, Dupuytrens disease, nerve compressions, such as carpal and cubital tunnel compression as well as trigger finger. He also has an interest in post-traumatic reconstruction and skin cancer surgery of the upper limb.

Mr Colville trained in Norwich, East Grinstead, Newcastle and took a hand fellowship in a world renowned centre in the USA.

He runs busy hand clinics and is also involved with hand trauma and reconstruction.

Mr Colville's clinical interests

  • Hand Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel compression
  • Trigger finger
  • Ganglions
  • Dupuytrens disease
  • Upper limb skin cancers

Recent and current appointments

  • Lead consultant Hand surgeon at  St George’s Hospital NHS foundation trust
  • Member of the national Instructional hand course
  • Examiner of the final plastic surgery Exam FRCS (Plast)

Publications, teaching and research

  • 23 peer reviewed national and international papers
  • Gives regular lectures at the instructional hand course
  • A number of active research projects,  One of which is nationally supported. 

Society Memberships

  • British Society of surgery of the Hand (BSSH)
  • British Association of Plastic, reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (BAPRAS)

Contact details

To find out more, or to arrange an appointment please call 0203 195 2442. 

Secretary details:

Jan Richards
Tel: +44 (0)77 2284 1078
Fax: +44 (0) 203 070 0106
Email: colville@fortiusclinic.com

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How to find us

Fortius Clinic Wimbledon

22 Worple Road
SW19 4DD

0203 195 2442

We are open Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 8.00pm, and Saturday mornings from 8.30am to 12.30pm. 

If you are travelling by Tube, our closest underground station is Wimbledon (District Line), which also has rail and tramlink services from central London and beyond.

There is no parking available at the clinic, but we have a number of parking facilities all within a 10-12 minute walk of the clinic: Centre Court Car Park, Broadway Car Park, and Hartfield Road Car Park. Please note that all of these facilities are paid car parks.

The building at 22 Worple Road has steps leading up to the front entrance. If you require assistance please inform us before your arrival by calling ahead on 020 3195 2442