Consultant Profile

Mr James Casha

Mr James Casha MD, MChOrth, FRCS (Ed&Eng), FRCSEdOrth

Practising at: Ashford, Canterbury & Margate

Specialties: Orthopaedic Surgery, Spinal Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery

Special clinical interests: Spinal surgery; Back pain; Spinal stenosis; Spondylolisthesis; spine fractures; sciatica; vertebroplasty; kyphoplasty; spinal decompression; spinal fusion; discectomy; disc prolapse; minimal access surgery; facet surgery; nerve blocks; conservative management of scoliosis; Coccygina

Research interests: Flexible Stabilisation

Current NHS and /or university posts: Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon - East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust Honarary Senior Lecturer - Kings College London

Year of first medical qualification and medical school attended: 1986, University of Malta

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies: The British Orthopaedic Association
The British Association of Spine Surgeons
The British Scoliosis Society
The European Spine Society
AO Spine
AO Trauma
Royal Colleges of Surgeons (Eng & Edin)
South East England Spine Club

Background Information

Mr Casha graduated from Malta in 1986. In 1990 he received his FRCS from Edinburgh, following training in Malta and Dundee. He worked in Glasgow as an Orthopaedic Registrar and in Dundee as Visiting Senior Registrar. In 1994 he received his FRCS (Orth) and MCh (Orth) from the University of Dundee. In 1995 he was AO Spine and Trauma Fellow in Germany and in 1995-1996 Spine and Joint Reconstruction Fellow in Toronto. He returned to Malta 1996 to 1999.  He was appointed to East Kent in 1999 and awarded Fellowship ad eundem from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2000 and appointed Honorary Senior Lecturer at Kings College, London in 2010.

Contact Details

Telephone NHS Appointments:
0330 019 4890
Private Secretary Name:
Melanie Peek
Private Secretary Telephone:
07396 700 405
Private Secretary Email Address:

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