Mr Robert Gleeson

Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics


Dilke Memorial Hospital
• Reception 01594 598100
• Secretary 0300 422 6731

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
• Reception 0300 422 8408/8409
• Secretary 0300 422 6731

Lydney Hospital
• Reception 01594 598220
• Secretary 0300 422 6731

Stroud General Hospital
• Reception 01453 562200
• Secretary 0300 422 6731

Outpatient Booking Office 0300 422 6952


Primary medical qualifications

BSc hons (anatomy), MB BS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Areas of expertise

Mr Gleeson underwent his basic surgical training in the London and Bristol. He then carried out his higher surgical training programme in Bristol with two years in Gloucestershire. Prior to his Consultant appointment, he spent a year in Sydney at the internationally renowned ‘Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Research’. He received advanced training in Soft Tissue Knee Surgery working with Mr Leo Pinczewski. 

Mr Gleeson's principle interest is in surgery of the knee and together with his colleagues, his aim is to provide a high quality service for the local population. 

Conditions treated include: 

• Acute Knee ligament injuries (Adults and Children)
• Meniscal tears
• Patellofemoral instability
• Anterior knee pain
• Articular cartilage defects in the knee
• Young adult OA of the knee
• Unicompartmental arthritis of the knee including patellofemoral OA
• Knee Arthritis (standard & complex)
• Hip arthritis (standard)
• Painful or Failed Knee Replacement
• General Orthopaedic Trauma

Procedures performed include: 

• Arthroscopic Knee ligament reconstruction (ACL / PCL / MCL / Posterolateral corner) 
• Meniscal surgery (repair / removal)
• Microfracture
• Arthroscopic / Open Patellofemoral stabilisation procedures
• Patellar tendon decompression
• High Tibial Osteotomy / Distal Femoral Osteotomy
• Unicompartmental Knee replacement (Mobile & Fixed bearing, Medial & Lateral) 
• Patellofemoral Joint replacement
• Primary Total Knee replacement 
• Revision Total Knee replacement 
• Primary Total Hip replacement
• Fracture Fixation

Inpatient services

Mr Gleeson and his team operate at Gloucestershire Royal Hosptial. 

Date of registration

Qualified University College and Middlesex School of Medicine, 1994

Outpatient clinics

Clinics are held at Gloucestershire Royal, Dilke Memorial, Lydney and Stroud General.