Michael Karski

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon



Speciality Areas:

Ankle replacement
Ankle and foot fusion procedures for arthritis
Ankle arthroscopy
Ankle ligament reconstruction
Bunion surgery
Hammer toe surgery
Morton’s neuroma treatment
Knee replacement
Knee arthroscopy
Foot and ankle trauma

Contact Details:

Secretary: Debbie Taylor
Telephone: 01257 256232
Email: michael.t.karski@wwl.nhs.uk

Clinic Access Times:

Wednesday  09:00 – 12:00 Royal Albert Edward Infirmary (fractures)
Wednesday  13:00 – 17:00 Wrightington Hospital


Michael Karski is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Wrightington Hospital and is on the specialist register. He qualified from Manchester University in 1999 and underwent his surgical training in the North West of England. He completed his specialist training with a foot and ankle fellowship at Wrightington Hospital, and was awarded a BOFAS travelling fellowship to visit a foot and ankle unit in Baltimore.

Michael specialises in surgery of the ankle, foot and knee. He treats a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions and his surgical practice ranges from toe surgery to ankle replacement. He also treats knee arthritis and performs knee replacements, and knee arthroscopy (key hole surgery) to treat cartilage tears.

Michael is dedicated to teaching and has taught doctors and physiotherapists on multidisciplinary courses, and has also taught GPs on the “Orthopaedics made easy course”.
Michael’s previous research has been presented nationally and internationally and he has published articles in peer reviewed journals. His ongoing research at Wrightington includes assessing the outcome of the “Mobility” ankle replacement.

Professional Membership:

Member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Member of the British Orthopaedic Association
Member of the British Medical Association