Mr Stephen Dalgleish

Mr Stephen Dalgleish

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06156974

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Dalgleish is a Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma surgeon based in Tayside who specialises in treating all types of knee and hip conditions with both non-operative and surgical techniques.

His particular interests are keyhole surgery of the knee (arthroscopy), knee ligament reconstructions, meniscal/cartilage repair, patella stabilisation, realignment surgery, partial and total knee replacement and total hip replacement; all using latest enhanced recovery techniques to maximise patient experience and recovery.

He qualified from the University of Dundee in 2007 and completed his orthopaedic specialist training in the East of Scotland Rotation. He undertook subspecialty fellowship training in Western Australia, on the prestigious Perth Sports Surgery Fellowship programme, focussing on all aspect of sports, trauma and reconstructive knee surgery. He also completed the Hollywood Arthroplasty Fellowship, focusing on primary and revision knee and hip replacement surgery. More recently, Mr Dalgleish was awarded the BOSTAA travelling fellowship to three renowned orthopaedic centres across North America and Canada where he was able to share ideas, further his own knowledge, and build a network of connections with some of the world-leading surgeons in reconstructive knee and hip surgery.

Mr Dalgleish is currently the Head of Department for the NHS Tayside Orthopaedic department. He remains actively involved in the teaching, training and supervision of medical students, orthopaedic trainees and qualified surgeons and was previously the Musculoskeletal Lead for Undergraduate Teaching at the University of Dundee Medical School. He is as Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer for the Master of Orthopaedics (MChOrth) course as well as being course director of an arthroscopic skills course training other surgeons in keyhole surgery techniques. He is actively involved in research with several peer-reviewed publications related to knee, hip and trauma surgery.

Mr Dalgleish is committed to providing patient-centred care and has experience of treating patients and athletes from a recreational, amateur level through to international, professional athletes. He believes in an individualised approach, using evidence-based techniques to help improve patient symptoms and optimise patient experience, recovery and rehabilitation.

Areas of interest

Mr Dalgleish treats patients of all ages.

Joint Replacement Surgery
Total knee replacement; Partial (Uni) knee replacement; Revision Knee Replacement; Hip Replacement

Joint Preservation Techniques
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair & reconstruction; Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction; Multi-ligament knee injury and reconstruction; Keyhole surgery of the knee (Arthroscopy); Meniscal repair/ debridement; Meniscal transplant Patella stabilisation; Medial patello-femoral ligament (MPFL) Reconstruction);Knee re-alignment surgery (Osteotomy); Patella realignment surgery (Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy); Articular cartilage procedures (Chondroplasty, marrow stimulation techniques/microfracture, OATS, MACI); Sports surgery; Knee Injury Prevention Programmes

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - unilateral - (5-50)

    Tayside Complete Health Ltd (5-50) Kings Park Hospital (1-5)

  • W4210

    Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint +/- cement +/- patella resurfacing - unilateral - (5-50)

    Kings Park Hospital (5-50)

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operations on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - unilateral - (5-50)

    Kings Park Hospital (5-50)

  • W3712

    Primary total hip replacement +/- cement - (5-50)

    Kings Park Hospital (5-50)

  • W7420

    Autograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction +/- meniscectomy - (1-5)

    Kings Park Hospital (1-5)

  • W5200

    Unicompartmental knee replacement - unilateral - (1-5)

    Kings Park Hospital (1-5)

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