Mr Neil Pennington

Mr Neil Pennington

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBChB, BSc, MSc, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Practising at

Spire Elland Hospital

Spire Leeds Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Neil Pennington at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I pursued a surgical career from my early days at medical school, and was attracted to Orthopaedics by the opportunity to make an immediate and tangible difference to patients’ symptoms.

In 2004 I graduated, with honours from the University of Leeds and subsequently completed all of my surgical training in Yorkshire. In 2013 I was appointed as the sole Fellow on the highly regarded Coventry Shoulder Fellowship with Steve Drew and Tom Lawrence. This gave me a unique experience of a high volume of operating in the whole spectrum of shoulder and elbow surgery.

I further enhanced my elbow experience by being awarded the British Elbow & Shoulder Society Mayo Elbow Fellowship in 2015; affording me the opportunity to visit and spend time working alongside Shawn O’Driscoll at the Mayo clinic in 2016.

I was appointed as a Consultant Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon in 2015; my NHS practice is based in Huddersfield and Halifax and my private practice is in Elland and Leeds.

I have a special interest in total shoulder arthroplasty and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and reconstructive surgery. I have developed a particular interest, and reputation, within the Yorkshire region for the management of complex and revision shoulder arthroplasty cases.

Clinical Interests

Sports injury
Shoulder surgery
Elbow surgery

Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Elland 01422 324041 or Spire Leeds 0113 218 5908/9
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Qualification and professional memberships

BSc / Leeds / 2001
BSc Anatomical Sciences

MBChB / Leeds / 2004
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS (Tr&Orth) / England / 2012
Royal College of Surgeons of England

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Association
British Elbow & Shoulder Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

I live locally in Leeds with my wife and two young children and enjoy walking, cycling and running.

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