Mr Gareth Stables

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Cheshire Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Gareth Stables at Spire include:


Other treatments

Sports injuries, cartilage repair and regeneration and microfracture treatment. 

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Professional profile

I am an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in arthroscopic (keyhole) knee surgery, knee ligament surgery and knee replacement surgery. I qualified from the University of Liverpool in 1998, and went on to complete my specialist training in orthopaedic surgery in the Cheshire and Merseyside area. I became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2010.

I developed my specialist interest in sports knee surgery and knee replacement surgery by completing a fellowship in knee surgery including knee arthroscopy and reconstruction at Wrightington Hospital. To complement this I also undertook a fellowship in sports knee (knee ligament and cartilage) surgery and knee replacement surgery at the Leeds teaching hospitals NHS Trust.

I have published work in peer-reviewed journals and have contributed to orthopaedic book chapters. I have also presented my research work at national and international meetings. I maintain an interest in general orthopaedic trauma and I am based at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

I perform arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction in the knee, sports injuries, high tibial osteotomy, knee joint replacement (including partial knee replacement), cartilage repair and regeneration and knee replacement.

Clinical Interests

Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury
Knee surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB (Commendation) / University of Liverpool / 1998
Primary Medical Qualification

FRCS (Ed) T&O / Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 2010
Higher Medical Qualification

Professional memberships

British Association of Surgeons of the Knee
European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
International Cartilage Repair Society
British Orthopaedic Association

Professional leadership

Principal Investigator for National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Studies

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Current NHS posts

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

I am married to Rita and we have two daughters. We all enjoy keeping active by playing tennis, swimming and exercising regularly. I was a competitive swimmer in the distant past competing at national level.

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Private contact details

Telephone Out patient appointments - 01925 215 087
Private secretary Karen Pollitt
Private secretary telephone 01204 774142 / 07865574841
Private secretary email