James Colville

Plastic Surgery

32 years of experience
32 years of experience



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Mr James Colville is a Consultant Aesthetic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgeon, based at St George’s Hospital NHS Trust and he also sees patients privately at a range of locations, including The Lister Hospital. His specialist interests include reconstruction after skin cancer treatment, especially after MOHs surgery, all forms of elective adult hand surgery and hand trauma, particularly fracture fixation and soft tissue reconstruction and cosmetic surgery to the breast and abdomen and liposuction.

Mr Colville trained at UCL, graduating in 1992, having previously been awarded a BSc at Bristol University and an MSc at King’s College London, in Biochemistry. He undertook medical posts in Orthopaedics and Plastic Surgery at The Norfolk and Norwich Hospitals. This was followed by training at East Grinstead and further specialist training in Newcastle and Louisville, Kentucky in the US, a renowned hand centre.

He was appointed as a Consultant at St George’s Hospital in 2005 as a plastic surgeon with a sub-specialisation in adult elective and trauma surgery. He has been Lead Consultant for department’s teaching programme and is now Lead Consultant in the Hand Department. Dr Colville is an examiner for the final plastic surgery examination and a faculty member for the national instructional hand course, He also holds an NHS post at St Helier Hospital, where he specialises in skin cancer reconstructions and runs a general plastic surgery clinic.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Hand Surgery
  • Skin Cancer
  • Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Liposuction
  • Cosmetic Breast Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Hand deformities
  • Skin Cancer


Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery

All procedures

  • Breast Reduction
  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Mole Removal
  • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)
  • Breast Augmentation (Enlargement)
  • Breast Augmentation Mastopexy (Enlargement & Lift)
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Breast Implant Removal
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Uplift Surgery (Mastopexy)
  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • Cosmetic Breast Surgery
  • Dupuytrens Fasciectomy
  • Ear Lobe Reconstruction
  • Excess Skin Removal
  • Excision of Benign Lesions
  • Excision of Sebaceous Cysts
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Fracture Fixation Surgery
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Joint Injection
  • Lipoma Removal
  • Otoplasty
  • Pinnaplasty
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Scar Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Repair (Hand)
  • Thigh Lift
  • Trapeziectomy

All conditions

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis (Hand)
  • Breast Asymmetry
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cysts
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Epididymal Cysts
  • Finger Injury
  • Fracture
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Hand Deformities
  • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
  • Hand Fractures
  • Hand Injury
  • Melanoma
  • Prominent or Protruding Ears
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Tags
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tuberous Breasts


French, English


MBBS, BSc, MSc, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Plast)

Registered with

British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons: 3565218


272 & 280 Kings Road, London, SW3 5AW

  • Thursday:
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £250

Follow-up appointment: £180


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.89 / 5



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