Jamie Arbuthnot

Mr James Arbuthnot is a highly-experienced orthopaedic and trauma consultant surgeon with years of experience. Specialising in knee and sports injuries, he also lectures and teaches fellow surgeons on the latest techniques.

Medbelle positionConsultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon
TitlesMB ChB, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
SpecialisationKnee & Sports Injuries
Experience25 years
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Jamie Arbuthnot


Mr Arbuthnot is an Orthopaedic and Trauma Consultant Surgeon based in Birmingham. He specialises in knee surgery and sports injuries. He is highly experienced and has completed three fellowships around the world. He maintains active roles within the NHS alongside private practice. Mr Arbuthnot also lectures about knee surgery procedures and developments worldwide including demonstrating surgical techniques training consultant colleagues and senior trainees. Patients report that he is thorough, understanding and professional.


  • 2008 - Present: University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • 2014 - Present: Regional Specialty Adviser in Trauma and Orthopaedics Royal College of Surgeons of England and the British Orthopaedic Association
  • 2008: Fellow in Knee and Sports Surgery Melbourne, Australia
  • 2008: Fellow in Knee Surgery Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford
  • 2008: Fellow in Knee Reconstruction and Replacement Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit


  • FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics), Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2007
  • MB ChB, University of Liverpool,1997

Professional memberships

  • General Medical Council (GMC number): 4449340
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
  • The UK Biological Knee Society
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

Specialist surgical interests

  • Robot-guided knee replacement
  • Knee surgery
  • Cartilage repair
  • Knee replacement surgery; Ligament injuries; Young patients with cartilage damage patients with painful knee replacements
  • Revision (re-do) knee replacement.
  • Ligament reconstruction, including anterior cruciate; ligament reconstruction
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Sports injuries
  • Meniscal repair
  • Cartilage treatment; ligament repair; knee arthroplasty; osteotomy; revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction; cartilage transplant; high tibial osteotomy

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