Consultant Profile

Mr Andrew Jennings

Mr Andrew Jennings MA, MD, MB BS, FRCS (Tr and Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Knee surgery
Sports injuries

Research interests:

Anterior cruicate ligament injuries
Knee injuries
Achilles tendon rupture

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital of North Durham

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 418 8636
Private secretary:
Louise Dobson
Private secretary telephone number:
0191 4151272 x 2220
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Tuesday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Jennings did his pre-clinical training in Cambridge before graduating from Newcastle in 1987. He subsequently did his basic surgical training in the northern region before moving to Leeds to do research in Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries. Having finished his research Mr Jennings then trained in Orthopaedics in Yorkshire before returning to the North East as a Consultant.

Mr Jennings's practice involves mainly lower limb surgery. He has had extensive training in arthroscopic knee surgery in the Leeds area including ligament reconstruction. Mr Jennings has also developed an interest in unicondylar knee replacement. He has experience in the treatment of achilles tendon injuries without any external splints or plasters. He also has significant training in all aspects of trauma surgery.

Mr Jennings is the undergraduate lead for orthopaedics in Durham and also the Research lead and they currently have a number of research projects on the go related to infection in joint replacement, sports injuries, joint replacement and trauma. As a result of this Mr Jennings was recently appointed as an honourary clinical lecturer.

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