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Mr Robert Gleeson
BSc MBBS FRCS
Orthopaedic Surgery
83 reviews+ Add review

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SUBSPECIALTIES

Knee Surgery
Hip Surgery

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 4101503

LANGUAGES

english, spanish, french

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Orthopaedic Surgery

About

Mr Robert Gleeson is a Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon and co-founder of the Gloucester Knee Clinic. He has a special interest in sports injuries, knee arthritis treatment and hip arthritis.  He treats patients of all ages. Mr Gleeson provides patient-centred care, and he works with his colleagues at Gloucestershire Knee Clinic to provide the best outcomes for his patients. He has worked both as an NHS consultant and in Private practice since 2006. 

He has a passion for training young Orthopaedic surgeons and is Specialty Tutor at GHNHSFT. 

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Medical Procedures

High tibial osteotomy 

Revision knee replacement surgery

Tibial tubercle ossicle excision

Patella tendon decompression

Repair or ruptured quadriceps tendon



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Education

BSc Anatomy

MBBS

FRCA Tr & Orth

BOA

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Reviews

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

23-05-2019
Nearly 2 years since my knee replacement. I was adamant that I would not have surgery but eventually I realized that I had to! Now I am so happy to be free of pain and would recommend it to anyone suffering with severe arthritis of the knee

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

21-05-2019
I found Mr Gleeson, very helpful and professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

21-05-2019
Top class has helped me understand the problem!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

21-05-2019
My experience with Dr Gleeson was up front and appreciated many thanks

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-05-2019
Very good consultation very informative would recommend to others. Thanks.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-05-2019
I had ACL reconstruction and meniscus trim with Mr Gleeson in October 2017 following an injury caused through freestyle BMX, which I undertake regularly at a high standard. Following the surgery I have got back to a high level of riding again and have confidence back in my knee again.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

09-05-2019
Very helpful, and professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

09-05-2019
Excellent service

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

09-05-2019
Factual

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

09-05-2019
Very plain speaking. Authoritative. Friendly manner.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

09-05-2019
Absolute gentleman and reassuring to be under

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

09-05-2019
Very satisfactory treatment.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

09-05-2019
Very nice chap who talked about rugby and my knee. V charming. Looking forward to my knee replacement

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

09-05-2019
Empathetic

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

03-05-2019
Very helpful and explained to me well

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

03-05-2019
Very easy experience, good communication, no worries at all concerning treatment

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

01-05-2019
I must admit I did not like this operation one little bit but must admit the result has been extremely good and Mr Gleeson appears to have done a very good job thanks.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
I would highly recommend the Winfield Hospital from my 1st consultation with Mr Gleeson and all the team including physio I was so impressed with the standard of care and would definitely use this hospital in the future

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Just had my second knee replacement with Mr Gleeson at the Winfield hospital. Doing well and really pleased with the outcome. Outstanding treatment and service

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Takes time to fully explain your condition and the procedures that will be carried out and the risks involved, has a fantastic bed side manner and puts you at ease with his confident reassuring manner.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Mr Gleeson has been very professional during my treatment. He has also been supportive in arranging follow up support. The outcome of my operation has been successful, despite an accident causing complications (spinal injury). Robert’s personal manner is excellent, I have complete faith in his advice and treatment.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Very successful total knee replacement. No issues with new knee, pain free. Complete success, couldn’t be happier.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Courteous, concisely delivered pre & post scan analysis, with diagnosis.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Straightforward, direct, good communication, excellent information and explanations. Very positive attitude towards remedy.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
I have been having Durolane injections into my painful left knee for the last 7 years. These injections have helped me maintain my running passion at an Elite level. As a grandmother, I take on one Marathon a month now and have completed 208 Marathons in total! I couldn’t speak highly enough of the service Rob at the GKC and the Winfield have provided me over the years.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-04-2019
Clear précis pre operation information. Operation outcome was great. Walking without sticks after six weeks. Winfield staff we’re excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-04-2019
First class service from Mr Gleeson from my initial consultation , through to operation and post-op care. I would highly recommend.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

23-04-2019
One year following my left knee replacement. Felt very reassured by the team at the winfield hospital. Excellent physio and nursing input. So pleased that I have just booked my second knee replacement

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

23-04-2019
One year on pleased with result good walking but still some discomfort when a passenger in car or driving and some tightness and .nerve prickliness.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

23-04-2019
Mr Gleeson did my partial knee replacement one year ago. This surgeon is charming and my knee operation was extremely successful. I would recommend him to any patient with knee problems,

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-04-2019
Very charming, kind and approachable. I am 5 years since my cemented total hip replacement and have no pain or limitations. Thank you for your expertise

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-04-2019
We have had fantastic treatment and amazing results beyond our expectations ;Thank you

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-04-2019
Mr Gleeson was very friendly and informative. I had a high tibial osteotomy, which was quite daunting, however Mr Gleeson reassured me and fully explained the procedure. The surgery went well and the recovery was quicker than I thought. The whole process from start to finish was very efficient and supportive. I would recommend this surgery to other patients.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-03-2019
I was seen quickly and made aware of all the possible complications and risks of surgery. The procedure went very well and recovery was straight forward. I can now do all the things I was doing before, even skiing and Zumba! The whole experience has exceeded my expectations so I am extremely happy with the results.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-03-2019
Friendly, efficient, understanding and considerate of my diary commitments and worked hard to fit in with them. All the services provided where extremely well organised , which fostered a strong sense of trust.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-03-2019
A completely positive experience throughout. Many thanks.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-03-2019
Friendly and efficient

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-03-2019
Honest and open diagnosis- friendly and professional manner

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-03-2019
Excellent contact and engagement. Successful operation

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-03-2019
I had a painful osteochondroma [benign Tumour] near my knee joint. Mr Gleeson did an MRI to reassure me it wasn’t cancerous and planned an operation to remove the lump. It’s 3 months since my surgery and my recovery has been fantastic. I am really pleased to be finally free of those annoying symptoms!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-03-2019
I had an ACL reconstruction 12 months ago. I am now playing basketball at University with no concerns about my knee

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

20-03-2019
Very pleased with my partial knee replacement. I feel this has been totally successful and Mr Gleeson has been extremely helpful

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

20-03-2019
Very good explained everything well

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

20-03-2019
Excellent ACL repair

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

20-03-2019
Total knee replacement at 49 years old six week check all good. Brilliant service from Mr Gleeson.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

20-03-2019
Mr. Gleesons team performed a partial oxford knee replacement three years ago. I've been entirely happy with the outcome I cannot fold it. it is truly excellent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

20-03-2019
My new knee replacement has been a total success. I can’t wait to have my next knee done with Mr Gleeson and his team

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

19-03-2019
very satisfactory from consultation to after operation treatment and with no complications

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

19-03-2019
Very helpful and explained problem and best way forward

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

19-03-2019
Very good one stop shop experience. Consult, MRI and review with treatment plan within a couple of hours. Fast and efficient.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

19-03-2019
Had appt to check a problem with my....he came recommended by physio in Dursley. Pleased with his explanation of my problem .

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-03-2019
Total knee replacement absolutely fantastic has changed my life mr Gleeson very informative and caring would recommend him to anybody have now entrusted my other knee to him

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-03-2019
Kind and very caring

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-03-2019
Good experience.Surgery a success. Good success around.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-03-2019
He has been a perfect surgeon and most supportive to me.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-03-2019
Fantastic and very reassuring!!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-03-2019
Very experienced regarding PCL injury, luckily withi his advice I have not had to have surgery

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-03-2019
Very understanding, very professional, explains well at a patient level what is happening

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-03-2019
Good pre op detail of options and implications of having the mpfl or not. Good post op advice and support

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-03-2019
Throughout my initial consultation through to my aftercare I have felt fully informed of the MPFL surgery and what it entails. I have been more than impressed with the results and am extremely grateful for the time and work mr Gleeson has put into my procedure.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

05-03-2019
Friendly ,efficient and successful

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-02-2019
Very good

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-02-2019
Very pleasant to work with and he explained everything very clearly.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-02-2019
Rob Gleeson did two full knee replacements very successfully

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-02-2019
Very thorough & kept me informed of everything he intended to do very approachable

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-02-2019
Mr Gleeson was fantastic from day 1, explaining my injury in detail and what each step of the process would be. Throughout both the surgery and post care he was detailed and encouraging.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-02-2019
Honest, direct and considers lifestyle. Easy to talk to and understand and you leave with a clear understanding of intent

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-02-2019
Wonderful. I felt very informed with the information provided.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-01-2019
Very good, loads of information delivered honestly and thoughtfully

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

23-01-2019
Very good. Accommodating and very helpful. Thank you so much :)

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Had a knee replacement a year ago which has gone well

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
He was polite

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Very good experience. No problem.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Always very helpful had a knee replacement several years ago no problem. Very good treatment.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Very pleasant, efficient and professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Really pleased 5*

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Efficient and felt at ease

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Always really helpful advice on management of the knee condition

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Very good advice

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Found the experience good, he was very welcoming and clear and concise with how he explained things

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Clear consultation, reassuring pre and post op

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Very professional and very clear with explanations.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-01-2019
Helpful and informative about the injury and recovery

Peer Recommendations

BY mr Peter Kempshall

29-03-2019
Mr Gleeson is an exceptional surgeon. He is highly trained and motivated to do the best for his patients. He’s a great colleague, supportive, dependable and helpful.
For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
For conditions: Sports Injuries, Osteoarthritis, Arthritis (Knee), Torn Meniscus (Cartilage), Arthritis (Hip), ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
For procedures: Knee Arthroscopy, Knee Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, Meniscal Repair, Joint injection, Arthroscopy, Multiligament Reconstruction
Connection: Is a colleague

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