James Ledgard is a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who works on the North Shore of Sydney as well as in Ballina NSW. He completed his Plastic Surgery training in Sydney before a further 2 years completing the Post Fellowship Education and Training programme of the Australian Hand Surgery Society with plastic and orthopaedic surgeons both internationally and locally. He looks after all conditions of the hand and wrist but has a special interest in tetraplegic hand reconstruction, the treatment of spasticity and the treatment of nerve injuries after fellowships in Gothenburg, Sweden and Cape Town, South Africa. Most recently he completed fellowships in the hand departments of St Luke's Hospital, Potts Point and Sydney Hospital, Sydney where he concentrated on traumatic hand reconstruction and elective hand surgery for common conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, arthritis and Dupuytren's disease.
James works as a surgeon in both public and private hospitals on the north shore and privately in Lismore. He recognises the importance of considering and exploring all non-surgical options before recommending surgery to his patients.