James Walsh specialises in adult reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and sports foot & ankle surgery.
James is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2001). Following this, he completed his basic surgical training in Dublin and was awarded a Master of Surgery (MCh) degree from University College Dublin in 2008. He completed his training in orthopaedics and foot & ankle surgery on the Irish Higher Surgical Training programme in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, obtaining his degree FRCS (Tr&Orth) in 2011.
He then undertook subspecialty fellowship training in Australia in 2012 on the Sydney Foot and Ankle fellowship (Royal North Shore Hospital) for 1 year, covering all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, including degenerative disease, sports and trauma and arthroscopic surgery.
He followed his training in Sydney with clinical attachments at the Kantonspittal Hospital, Liestal Switzerland, focusing on ankle and distal tibial surgery and at the Amsterdam Medical Centre, Netherlands, specialising in arthroscopic ankle surgery techniques.
In addition to his practice in the Santry Sports Clinic, James also works at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital and Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.
He is a member of both the Irish Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (IOFAS) and the European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS).
SSC would like to reassure you that we will be maintaining continuity of all our services during Level 5 COVID restrictions.
All of the hospitals departments will continue to care for our patients with the implementation of comprehensive infection control precautions to ensure your safety and that of our staff during your visit to SSC.
In compliance with social distancing and infection control protocols, SSC has modified patient pathways through the Clinic, ensuring enhanced safety measures are in place. We would kindly ask that you follow the instructions and advice of our staff in this regard.
Please note the following:
Patients only permitted into the hospital
Patients may be dropped off and picked up at the main entrance
Children are not permitted to the Clinic unless they are a patient
The wearing of face masks is mandatory
The Sidebar Café seating area is only open to staff working in SSC.