James graduated from Bristol Veterinary School in 2003 after which he joined the PDSA in Romford as a veterinary surgeon with a surgical bias. James spent 5 years working at Romford PDSA. To improve his surgical technique he spent one day a week observing surgery at the RVC for a year. James obtained his Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2009. James then moved to Bow PDSA as Head Veterinary Surgeon where he managed a 9 vet team, a branch and the 24 hour emergency service for Bow, Iford and Romford PDSA Hospitals. He has previously worked at Village Vet Hampstead.
James has a keen interest in key hole surgery both orthopaedic and soft tissue and in dealing with complex trauma cases. He is currently a visiting surgeon at Village Vet Chiswick.