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Consultant Radiologists - Dr SLJ James, Dr AM Davies, Dr Rajesh Botchu - Midlands Musculoskeletal Imaging
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Dr Steven Laurence Joseph James

Dr. Steve James Radiologist
Dr Steve James

Steven James is a specialist consultant musculoskeletal radiologist whose NHS base is the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham. After undertaking his radiology training in Nottingham, he completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London. He has co-authored over 75 peer reviewed scientific papers and maintains a strong research and academic interest. He lectures regularly at both a national and international level. Dr James has developed a particular interest in the diagnosis of sports related injuries and provides imaging services for a wide variety of professional and elite sports organisations. He undertakes musculoskeletal ultrasound, MRI, CT and intervention. The primary base for his practice is Priory Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham however he also performs imaging at a number of other sites across the Birmingham area.


  • Brentwood School, Essex 1984 - 1991
    • Deputy Head of House
    • Public Speaking Prize
    • School Colours - Tennis, Squash and Cricket

Undergraduate Training

  • University of Bristol Medical School - MB ChB - July  1996
  • Elective - Orthopaedic Surgery and Acute Trauma
    Lake Tahoe Fracture Clinic, California, USA

Post Graduate Qualifications

MRCS Paper 1a April 1999
MRCS Paper 1b October 1999
MRCS Clinical June 2000
FRCR Part 1 September 2001
FRCR Part 2a March 2003
FRCR Part 2b October 2003


International Skeletal Society, Best poster award – Distinction
Giant-cell tumours of the hand and wrist
James SLJ, Davies AM
ISS, Singapore, September 2005

The Royal College of Radiologists Travel Bursary
European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, March 2006

European Society of Skeletal Radiology 2008 - Second Prize
The Role of multidetector CT (MDCT) arthrography in investigating hip pain
Christie-Large M, Tapp MJF, Theivendran K, James SLJ
European Society of Skeletal Radiology, Galway, June 2008

Corrinne Farrell Award for best scientific paper in Skeletal Radiology 2008
Does the presence of focal normal marrow fat signal within a tumor on MRI exclude malignancy ? An analysis of 184 histologically proven tumors of the pelvic and appendicular skeleton.
Simpfendorfer CS, Ilaslan H, Davies AM, James SLJ, Obuchowski N, Sundaram M
Skeletal Radiol. 2008 Sep;37(9):797-804.

European Society of Skeletal Radiology – Best Scientific Presentation 2009
MRI appearances of recurrent disease following hindquarter amputation
Kotnis N, Grimer RJ, Davies AM, James SLJ
European Society of Skeletal Radiology, Genoa 2009

Follow-Up Of Metal-On-Metal Hip Arthroplasty Patients: The Utility Of Repeat Ultrasound Scanning
Matharu G, Brash L, Pynsent P, Janardhan S, James SLJ, Dunlop D
Naughton Dunn, University of Birmingham
June 2015

British Society of Skeletal Radiologists - Best poster award
British athletics muscle injury classification: a reliability study for a new grading system.
Patel A, Chakraverty J, Pollock N, Chakraverty R, Suokas AK, James SL
March 2016

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