The County Clinic endeavours to optimise the health and well-being of all its patients through the application of evidence-based modern medical and surgical practice. The Clinic has gained registration with the Care Quality Commission.
At the County Clinic, our two directors — David Stock and Bill Ribbans — have known each other for over 25 years and have a shared vision to develop a clinic that offers the best treatment available to our patients.
Tel: 01604 795412
David was appointed as a Consultant trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Northampton General Hospital in 2001, with a specialist interest in the lower limb including sports injuries, hip and knee arthritis.
David qualified as a doctor from The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 1990, having also obtained a Bachelor of Science degree during this time.
In July 2000, David gained a fellowship in lower limb Arthroplasty (joint replacement) and Sports Medicine at SPORTSMED.SA, Adelaide, South Australia, before returning to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.
He has been an Honorary Orthopaedic Surgeon at Northampton Saints Rugby Club since 2004 and represented England in the Rugby Students World Cup in 1988, and also played for Saracens Rugby Football Club. This sporting background has helped him develop a keen interest in Sports medicine and surgery.
Tel: 01604 795414/795415
Professor Bill Ribbans is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon.
He qualified as a doctor in 1980 and his subsequent surgical training was principally in London, Sheffield and at Harvard University. Bill's main clinical interests are in Sports Injuries, Knee and Foot and Ankle problems.
Since 1991, Bill has been an Orthopaedic Consultant in both London and Northampton. He is Professor of Sports Medicine at the University of Northampton, looks after many international sports people and is Honorary Orthopaedic Surgeon to the English National Ballet.
Bill lectures nationally and internationally and has a wide research profile with present active interests including the genetics of tendon and ligament injuries, injury surveillance within sport and the ethical issues within sports medicine.