Mr James Bliss is an expert orthopaedic surgeon in London, with over thirty years of experience, who specialises in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, meniscus surgery, osteotomy, revision ligament surgery, young adult knee preservation surgery and kneecap surgery.
He gained his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree at the University of London, graduating with honours in 1990. He went on to complete the Royal College of Surgeons fellowship programme, achieving the coveted FRCS qualification, before undertaking higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics. Mr Bliss also spent a year in Australia on a knee fellowship at the University of New South Wales, before accepting a consultant position at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, the position he has held for the last nineteen years.
During his studies, Mr Bliss received numerous awards such as the Walter Mercer Gold Medal for excellence during his trauma and orthopaedics training, an FRCS examination award and surgery honours for his work on his MB BS degree.
In addition to providing the best care to his patients, Mr Bliss is also the director of the knee service at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. He is also heavily involved in training future surgeons in complex knee surgery and is an examiner for the FRCS in Orthopaedics, one of the most important qualifications in this field.