Mr Gibbons initially trained at the University of Oxford and London Hospital Medical College. Post-qualification, he trained in orthopaedic surgery in Bath, Birmingham and Oxford. He subsequently received a Fellowship in knee surgery in Lyon, France, and Orthopaedic Oncology Fellowships in Walter Reid Hospital in Washington and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto.
Mr Gibbons’ research interests include bone biology, osteonecrosis and outcomes following sarcoma surgery. He has a particular interest in patello-femoral arthritis and treatment of patella instability. He is the Director of the Oxford Bone and Soft Tissue Tumours service and is also the former President of the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society.
In 2016 he was awarded the prestigious Hunterian Professor of Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England for research into the surgical treatment of sarcoma. He is also involved in the COSECSA Oxford Orthopaedic Link programme which provides surgical training in Africa, and teaches on programmes run by the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in the UK.