Mr Antony Gibbon

Mr Tony Gibbon

Consultant Knee Surgeon

BSc(Hons) MBBS FRCS (Orth)


Monday morning (9am-1pm) & Wednesday afternoon (2pm-7pm)

Shipton Rd, Rawcliffe, York YO30 5RA

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Tuesday afternoon (2pm-7pm)

Haxby Rd, Clifton, York YO31 8TA

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Training and qualifications

  • Open Entrance Scholarship St. Thomas’ Hospital London University 1981
  • BSc (Hons) 1984 Immunology
  • Graduated MB BS (University of London) 1987
  • Basic and Higher Surgical Training in London and SE England
  • FRCS (England) 1991
  • FRCS (Orth) 1996
  • Harvard University Arthroplasty Research Fellowship 1996
  • Royal College of Surgeons New York Travelling Fellowship 1996
  • Trauma fellowship in Innsbruck Austria 1997
  • Appointed Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma surgeon 1997
  • Royal College Surgical Tutor 2000-2006
  • Clinical Director Orthopaedics York 2007-2010
  • Senior Orthopaedic Clinical Tutor Hull York Medical School 2006

In practice

Consultant Knee Surgeon

  • York Teaching Hospital
  • York Nuffield Hospital
  • Clifton Park Treatment Centre

Specialising in all aspects of knee surgery, completing over 20000 operations, over 10000 arthroscopic procedures including ligament reconstructions as well as over 5500 knee joint replacements ( total, partial and revision).

Consultant Orthopaedic Specialist Knee Surgeon

  • York Teaching Hospital

Specialist areas

Expert in:

  • Arthroscopic (key hole) knee surgery; ligament reconstruction; sports injuries; Complex knee ligament injuries
  • Arthritic knee treatment (early onset and prevention)
  • Knee replacement (total, partial, revision)
  • Osteotomy (re-alignment)
  • Patellar Stabilisation

Active in world-leading research & techniques such as:

  • Development of high function total knee replacement
  • Partial knee replacement.
  • Development of knee surgical instrumentation

Invited to

    • Lead international multi-centre study in partial knee replacement
    • Lead UK arm of international multi-centre study of high flexion knee replacement
    • Design comparative study to assess high function knee replacement patient satisfaction
    • Join small international group (12 surgeons) to evaluate developing knee replacement techniques
    • Develop York Orthopaedic Centre of Excellence, implementing Enhaced Recovery Programme for Knee surgery

Teaching / Training / Lecturing
Delivers lectures and surgical demonstrations, regionally, nationally and internationally.

  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement
  • Prominent role in the teaching of medical students, basic and over 50 higher surgical trainees.
  • Has directly trained Senior Knee Fellows prior to Consultant appointment since 2005. Alumni now work in India, Libya, Israel and throughout the UK.


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