Mr James Langdon

BSc (Hons) MB BS MRCS (Eng) FRCS (Orth) Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Professional Profile

James Langdon is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon whose clinical practice is dedicated to treating patients with spinal problems.

Mr. Langdon qualified from St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School (Imperial College), and later undertook his specialist training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He subsequently underwent a one-year UK advanced training fellowship in spinal surgery. Mr. Langdon is on the GMC specialist register for Orthopaedic surgery, and is a member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons. He is a Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, where he is also the Clinical Director for Trauma, Orthopaedics and Spinal surgery.

Mr. Langdon’s main surgical interest is in the use of minimally invasive spinal surgical techniques. He believes that the use of these techniques improves patient outcomes and reduces length of hospital stay. He offers a full range of surgical treatments for degenerative spinal conditions including lumbar microdiscectomy, spinal decompression, minimally invasive spinal fusions, anterior cervical decompression and fusion / disc replacement, balloon kyphoplasty, as well as spinal injections. Mr. Langdon ensures he takes the time to explain things clearly in easy to understand terms, enabling patients to make informed decisions about their treatment.

Mr. Langdon has published several research papers on trauma and orthopaedic surgery, and has presented this work at both national and international meetings.

Personal profile:

Mr. Langdon enjoys time spent relaxing with his young family, as well as cycling, swimming and cooking. Despite no longer playing he remains a keen rugby supporter.