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Dr James Bursell

Dr James Bursell is a general paediatrician who has been a consultant in Milton Keynes since 2008. He has in the past he has held positions as head of the paediatric department and Medical Lead for Patient Experience. Currently he is Associate Medical Director – Mortality Lead.

Dr Bursell graduated from Oxford University where he undertook his medical degree and also his doctoral thesis. He has published articles relating to his area of research as well as in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes.

Dr Bursell has a special interest in paediatric diabetes and endocrinology. He is also a member of the RCPCH General Paediatric CSAC panel. Dr Bursell has an interest in quality improvement as a CQC specialist advisor and also in service development and reconfiguration.

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Job Title

Consultant Paediatrician


01908 996 509


BA, BM, BCh, MA, D.Phil, MRC



Other Roles

Associate Medical Director

Areas of Special Interest

Paediatric diabetes and endocrinology