Location: North West
Specialities: Mr. Bale has a specialist interest in arthroscopic surgery and shoulder joint replacement. He is specialist in treating shoulder instability, rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder, arthritis, shoulder fractures and dislocations.
Mr. Bale trained in Orthopaedics in Manchester and was previously a Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery at Manchester University from 1992-1996. Mr Bale was a Harry Platt Research Fellow from 1994-1995 and appointed Consultant in Preston in 1996. He has a particular interest in arthritis of the shoulder and shoulder replacement.
Mr. Bale is a Council Member of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society and founder member of the North West Upper Limb Group.
He has been Director of the North West Regional Training programme and North West Regional and National Trainer of the Year. He has served as Regional Speciality Advisor in Orthopaedic Surgery for the Royal College of Surgeons and is also an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons. He sits on the BOA Training Standards Committee and the SAC in Trauma and Orthopaedics which help set and maintain standards of training in our surgical trainees.
He has travelled widely in Europe and the US, exchanging ideas on shoulder surgery and is a regular teacher on national and international shoulder surgery courses.
Has this professional treated beneficiaries before: Yes
Professional's website: https://www.wwl.nhs.uk/consultants/specialist_services/stephen_bale.aspx
NHS practice address: Wrightington Hospital and Garstang Landscape Surgery, Secretary: Lucy Nolan
NHS practice phone number: 01257 256259
Private practice address: PO Box 896 Lancaster LA1 9JS, Contact: Paula Bale
Private practice phone number: 07879 089745