Consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
Ciara Stevenson is a consultant specialist knee and trauma surgeon at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.
She qualified from Queens University Belfast in 2006 and completed specialist training in trauma and orthopaedic surgery in Northern Ireland in 2016. She then completed a fellowship in Sports Knee and Arthroplasty Surgery with Dr Peter Myers and Dr Tim Mc Menamin at the Brisbane Orthopaedic Sports Medical Centre (Australia) followed by a second fellowship with Tim Spalding and Pete Thompson at University Hospital Coventry.
During training/fellowship Ciara has published in peer-reviewed international journals on topics such as allograft use in ACL reconstruction, CTPA in lower limb arthroplasty, minimal incision arthroplasty and meniscal allograft transplantation. She has presented at both national and international meetings to include BASK, Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) and Asia Pacific Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Society meetings (APKASS) on her research involving meniscal allograft transplantation. She has co-written a book chapter on Medial Collateral Ligament injuries published in 2017.
Ciara has both a trauma and elective clinical practice to include knee dislocations/multi-ligament knee injury, elective ACL/PCL/MPFL reconstructions, patella re-alignment, meniscal repair/transplantation, osteotomy and arthroplasty. She is committed to training junior surgeons in Belfast, and is a clinical supervisor for the Northern Ireland rotation. Ciara is an active member of ISAKOS, ESSKA and BASK.