Mr James Singleton

Orthopaedic knee specialist in Surrey & London

BSc MBBS MD (Res) FRCS (Tr&Orth)

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Mr James Singleton is a leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon and knee specialist based in Surrey who specialises in knee surgeryACL reconstruction and knee arthroscopy alongside meniscus surgeryjoint preservation surgery and knee replacement. He had a distinguished NHS consultant practice at Frimley Park Hospital as a trauma and knee specialist from 2017 to 2024 but is now exclusively focussed on knee issues and sees private patients at Spire Clare Park Hospital and Nuffield Health Woking Hospital.

Mr Singleton is fellowship trained in both trauma surgery and knee surgery. His expertise covers a wide range of knee problems, including sports injuriescartilage repair and partial knee replacement alongside instability of the patella and knee pain. Furthermore he manages knee arthritisknee cap replacement and knee cartilage replacement as well as lateral collateral ligamentmedial collateral ligament and posterior cruciate ligament injuries.

His practice is also dedicated to addressing patellofemoral (kneecap) disorderspatellar tendonitis (jumper's knee) and knee fractures, and he is skilled in minimal access surgery (keyhole surgery)minimal invasive surgical techniques and knee injections including steroid and platelet-rich plasma treatment.

His commitment to personalised care ensures that each patient receives a tailored treatment plan, empowering them to make informed decisions that best suit their unique needs and lifestyle.

Having grown up in Buckinghamshire, Mr Singleton attended Aylesbury Grammar School before graduating from University College London Medical School in 2002. He completed his orthopaedic surgical training in London and Surrey, which included two years of full-time post-doctoral research. His dedication to advancing orthopaedic knowledge culminated in earning an MD from Imperial College London in 2015. He was awarded the FRCS (Tr&Orth) from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2016. 

In tandem with his civilian practice, Mr Singleton served as an orthopaedic consultant in the British Army, having commissioned as a medical student. He has published research on both civilian and military trauma and has served as an orthopaedic surgeon on operational tours in Afghanistan and the Middle East. He retired from his 25 year military career in 2024.

Mr Singleton is a member of several professional organisations, including the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK), and the British Patellofemoral Society (BPFS). His ongoing commitment to education and patient care ensures he remains at the forefront of orthopaedic knee surgery, providing the highest quality care from initial assessment through to full rehabilitation.

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12/07/2024

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Friendly, good communication, efficient and very effective, James Singleton delivered a superb service all round.

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11/07/2024

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Mr Singleton has the rare skill of being extremely detailed in his investigations, whilst his feedback is delivered in a straightforward manner to allow the patient to arrive at a fully informed decision. Highly recommended.

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11/07/2024

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Would recommend Mr. Singleton to any person requiring knee surgery. His specialty for sure. Wonderful surgeon.

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11/07/2024

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Excellent knowledge, precise explanation of all procedures to be carried out, surgery and rehab went exactly as explained. Firstclass. Very happy patient here.


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