Mr Stephen Bale

Orthopaedic Consultant

Practising at

Spire Fylde Coast Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Stephen Bale at Spire include:


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Professional profile

Mr Bale obtained his medical degree from St Andrews University in Scotland and Manchester Medical School. His post-graduate training was in the north west region, initially as registrar and subsequently as university lecturer in orthopaedic surgery. He was a Sir Harry Platt Research Fellow. He took up consultant appointment in Preston in 1996 and introduced arthroscopic shoulder surgery to Preston.

Mr Bale's current practice encompasses all aspects of shoulder surgery. He has travelled widely to share shoulder surgery experience in Europe and the US. He is a regular panel member for international arthroscopic shoulder courses. He is active in research and post-graduate orthopaedic training. Mr Bale is currently Programme Director for training in Trauma and Orthopeadics North West Deanery and Intercollegiate Examiner for FRCS (Orth).

Clinical Interests

Shoulder surgery
Sports injury

Private contact details

Telephone 01253 308031
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Programme Director Orthopaedic surgery North West Deanery
Member of British Elbow Shoulder Society
Treasurer for North West Upper Limb Group

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Current NHS posts

Lancashire teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

Mr Bale is a keen sportsman and enjoys golf and football - He is a Manchester United season ticket holder. Mr Bale lives in Lancaster and his family life revolves around his three children.

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