About Pete Gallacher
Pete undertook his specialist orthopaedic training on the highly regarded Oswestry training programme during which he developed a sub specialist interest in surgery around the knee. He was fortunate enough to train under Dai Rees and the sports injuries team in Oswestry in addition to the knee specialists in both Stoke on Trent and Oswestry. Throughout his training he published papers on general orthopaedics and on specialist knee topics. Following completion of his specialist training he underwent fellowship knee training in Sheffield England and undertook a travelling fellowship supported by the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) in Europe visiting centres of excellence in knee surgery. He now holds a Consultant appointment as a Knee and Sports Knee Specialist at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital as part of the sports injuries team.
His areas of specialist expertise cover acute knee injuries, knee arthroscopy and soft tissue knee surgery, sports injuries, running injuries and surgery for the arthritic knee. Dealing with problems following sports injuries including ACL reconstruction and meniscal (cartilage) tears, cartilage repair, patellofemoral disorders and degenerative conditions such as osteoarthritis with partial knee replacement and total knee replacement. Pete has a ongoing involvement in the Specialist orthopaedic training programme, with involvement in clinical supervision of trainees and teaching on advanced orthopaedic courses. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Association for Surgery of the Knee, The European Society for Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy The International Cartilage Repair Society and the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association.
Outside of work Pete likes to get out and about and stay active, enjoying the Shropshire lifestyle and countryside with his young family. His hobbies include football, cycling, running, swimming and getting out and about on the lanes in his Landrover with his son as co-pilot. He is a big sports fan and enjoys rugby, motor-sports and football especially his home town team of Glasgow Celtic.