Mr Stables is an orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in surgery of the knee. His specialist work includes keyhole surgery of the knee, knee ligament surgery and knee replacement surgery.
After qualifying from medicine in 1998 at the University of Liverpool, Mr Stables undertook specialist training in orthopaedic surgery in the Cheshire and Merseyside area. In 2010 he became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. His specialist interest in sports knee surgery developed earlier during completion of a fellowship at the Wrightington Hospital. To further his knowledge and skills, Mr Stables completed a second fellowship at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in sports knee surgery and knee replacement surgery.
As well as working in the NHS and private sector Mr Stables has also published articles in respected peer-reviewed journals, co-written several orthopaedic book chapters and presented research work at national conferences, all contributing to advancements in the field.
Mr Stables is also passionate about teaching the next generation of healthcare professionals and improving patient safety. He is actively involved in trials across the country and maintains his interest in general orthopaedic trauma through his position at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
MB ChB, University of Liverpool, 1999
FRCS (Ed) T&O, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2010
British Association of Surgeons of the Knee (BASK)