Consultant Profile

Mr Duncan Tennent

Mr Duncan Tennent MBBS, BSc(Hons), FRCS(Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire St Anthony's Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Elbow surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Shoulder and elbow surgery including joint replacement and arthroscopy.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

St George's Hospital

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Insured: 020 8335 4678/9 or Self-Pay: 020 8335 4646
Private secretary telephone number:
0203 318 5775
Wednesday afternoons
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr. Duncan Tennent BSc(Hons), FRCS(Orth), PgCert(MedEd), MAcadMEd, FFSTEd qualified from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1992. After training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, he spent a year on an arthroscopic fellowship in Virginia, USA. He was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at St. George's Hospital, London in 2003 and is an Honorary Reader in Orthopaedic Education at the medical school.

He is also the Director of Medical Education at the SWLEOC Orthopaedic Education Centre.

His particular interests are arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and elbow and he also spends much of his time on complex reconstructions of both joints following trauma. He has written a textbook of arthroscopic surgery as well as publishing a number of scientific articles on the subject and holds the patent for a revolutionary arthroscopic technique for reconstruction of the Acromio-clavicular Joint - The Tightrope Technique

He lectures both nationally and internationally on shoulder and arthroscopic surgery and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate surgery at St. George’s Hospital. He was the chair of the Board of Surgical Education at the Medical School and  the Academic lead for the USMLE (American Medical Exam) as well as undergraduate orthopaedics. He is an examiner for FRCS(Orth) and undergraduate medical finals (MBBS). He runs the Surgical Approaches to the Shoulder and Elbow Course at St. George’s Hospital with Mr Pearse and Mr Arnander.

He is also the past Chair of the Education Committee and currently Treasurer Elect of the British Shoulder & Elbow Society and was the Scientific Chairman of ArthroLondon 2012 a large arthroscopy and scientific meeting held at the ExCel Centre.

Mr Tennent reviews for a number of specialist journals including the the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and the Journal of Arthroscopy as well as being on the editorial board of the Bone and Joint Journal.

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Mr Duncan Tennent

Mr Duncan Tennent Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Sutton, private hospital specialist.

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