The 32-year-old is set to go under the knife to cure an ongoing medical issue and will miss the last two games of the season as well as England's end-of-term matches
The England midfielder's problems have deepened over the preceding weeks, with surgical intervention now required to ensure that he be ready for 2013-14.
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Gerrard will play no part in the club's last two matches of the campaign, as well as missing England's summer friendlies against Republic of Ireland and Brazil, but the club expect to have him fit for the beginning of pre-season.
The Reds skipper has made 44 appearances in all competitions this season, scoring 10 goals and notching 11 assists.