Dr James Linklater undertook his undergraduate degree at the University of New South Wales and his radiology training at Concord, Royal North Shore and Royal Prince Alfred hospitals. He then did a Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York; part of the Cornell Hospital Group.
Dr Linklater has particular skills in all aspects of musculoskeletal imaging and intervention, and has ongoing research interests in imaging osteoarthritis and imaging of ACL reconstructions. He has authored 73 publications and 5 book chapters. He was a member of the imaging team at the Sydney Olympics and at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. He is a Consultant Radiologist for the Asian Football Confederation, Football Federation of Australia National Mens and Women’s teams, and a number of professional sports teams in Sydney. He is a past president of the Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group and is an active member of the International Society of Skeletal Radiologists. In 2019 he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to radiology. James became CEO of Castlereagh Imaging and Illawarra Radiology Group in February 2020