49 year old Knee Surgeon specialising in Custom Knee Replacement and knee surgery in general. is driven to continually increase and improve the outcome of surgery and the experience. Listens, evaluates the problem and discusses all of your options. If you are seeking a high quality Knee Replacement, custom made and already computer navigated with reference to implant positioning then we would love to look after you. 0345 912 1000 Deborah.
I was recommended to James Lewis when it came to the point of getting a right knee replacement. I had an initial consultation at Goring Hall at which point Mr Lewis gave me my options in very simple terms. I am a self payer but even so it was a no brainer to choose a Conformis bespoke knee rather than an off the shelf one. The difference was only £3,000. I had a CT Scan 2 days later and waited 6 weeks for the Conformis knee to be made in the States and returned to Goring Hall. I chose a date for 2 weeks after that for my operation, August 20 th 2019 I had my operation yesterday. The staff were brilliant and Mr Lewis was very good both before and after the operation. I was prepped for the operation in a relaxed manner no went to Theatre in the morning. I chose spinal injection rather than a general anaesthetic; this was recommended by Mr Lewis as the best for a quicker recovery. I was back in my room during the afternoon and again was attended to very well by the wonderful staff. Mr Lewis came to see me and said what a nice knee I had got. There was not that much pain and I had a bend of 90 degrees, that will improve with physio. This morning, 21st August after a good night's sleep, I was got out of bed by the physio who was amazed at how well I walked on the flat and up & down stairs - with only one walking stick. I was discharged 25 hours after leaving theatre!!!! Before leaving, Mr Lewis, wearing his scrubs, came to see me one last time to ensure I was OK. On his advice I have rented a Game Ready ice machine for 28 days. This really assists recovery after doing the physio exercises as I found out whilst in Goring Hall and since returning home So full Conformis knee replacement ie made specially for you A wonderful surgeon & staff Only one night in hospital Highly recommended If you have an arthritic knee or hip go and get a consultation with Mr James Lewis at Goring Hall. A very satisfied patient Francis Fahey
I can’t say how happy I am with the whole process of having a replacement knee operation carried out by Mr Lewis. I am writing this 10 days after surgery so still have the dressing and yet to have my follow up appointment. His manner is superb and put me at ease from the moment we met. He clearly explained my options and went through the type of joint and the process with me. The surgery was much better than I imagined and I was up walking the same day and have been able to get around ( with sticks when out ) . Mr Lewis recommended getting a Game ready machine that inflates round the knee and sends iced water round your knee and I agree it really helps. If I was to get my other knee done, or was asked to recommend someone for family or friends I wouldn’t hesitate to strongly recommend Mr Lewis. Very impressed and happy
Mr Lewis gave me a new knee in 2015 after about 2-3 weeks of post operative pain my knee is almost perfect.Two weeks ago he operated on my other knee and after only 2-3 days it was simply uncomfortable it’s so good I have to be reminded to use my walking stick.I would point out I do the physio and take the medicine as directed.The pain relief programme is very effective.Finally my first knee is almost perfect only because I can’t kneel.Its an expensive procedure but well after worth the money
I have been fortunate to have had two orthopaedic operations carried out at Goring Hall Hospital both of which done by Mr. James Lewis orthopaedic surgeon. One for a complete Left hip replacement (March 2016) and a more recent CKR complete Right Knee Replacement (Feb. 2019). Both of which have been a complete success for which l cannot thank James Lewis and his very professional team enough. Anyone about to have on orthopaedic operation must feel a little anxious. But from the initial meeting with James Lewis he puts you completely at ease. Explaining that you will have a spinal anaesthetic, the operation will take about 60-90 minutes, you will feel no pain, have you walking a few steps within 2hrs, only 1 dissolving stitch and super glue to heal the wound.This I found at first very hard to believe, but it is completely true. On the day you arrive for the operation a very friendly nurse escorts you to your room to settle you in and you get ready for the theatre. Then the anaesthetist visite you and explains the procedure he carries out regarding the spinal anaesthetic followed by James Lewis who gives you a brief time scale with any after effects and answers any questions you might have. These two visits really puts your mind at rest, completely at ease and makes you feel you couldn’t be in any more safer and confident hands. After the operation and your back in your room a very welcome cup of tea and a nice meal goes down so well. Then James Lewis visits you to report how the operation went to plan and much to my surprise helps you out of bed and walking a few steps.With no pain just a few minor aches which soon disappear. All the time you are in Goring Hall you are under constant attention by a very professional and attentive team of nurses, physio and doctors. When leaving Goring Hall you are given all the medication for home use with a sheet of instructions and guidelines compiled by James Lewis which I found very useful. With a recommendation of hiring a (Game Ready) ice therapy machine which is delivered to your home and speeds up the leg recovery. An excellent piece of easy to use equipment. This is then collected from your home when finished with. I cannot thank you enough James Lewis and your very professional team for all your excellent work, kindness with wonderful results on both operations in a happy and comfortable environment and thank you Goring Hall Hospital. Barrie Burnley March 2019 West Sussex
On finding out that I needed a knee replacement I was very apprehensive but Mr. James Lewis reassured me that it would be the best course of action and practically pain free. I am happy to say this has been the case! It is now six weeks since my operation and I am walking normally and unaided. I would recommend anyone needing this operation to go along and talk to him. My short stay at Goring Hall Hospital was all I could have wished for, friendly and helpful staff in clean and pleasant surroundings. A trip to visit a friend in Australia now seems very likely to happen.