Mr Duncan Tennent

Mr Duncan Tennent

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, BSc (Hons), FRCS (Orth), MAcadMedEd, FFSTEd

Practising at

Spire St Anthony's Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Duncan Tennent at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - elbow and shoulder


Other treatments

  • Rotator Cuff repair
  • Superior capsule reconstruction 
  • Shoulder stabilisation for dislocation
  • Subacromial decompression for impingement
  • Tennis elbow surgery
  • Elbow replacement

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Professional profile

I qualified as a doctor from St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College. My basic surgical training was at the Royal Free Hospital and my Orthopaedic Training was based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. I then spent a year in Richmond, Virginia, USA training in arthroscopy before completing my shoulder training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

My NHS practice is entirely shoulder and elbow surgery. This includes the treatment of arthritis (including joint replacement), sports injuries and fractures.

My particular area of interest is the use of arthroscopic techniques in the treatment of both joints. Arthroscopy provides many advantages in treatment as it allows an excellent view of the joint that is not always possible with conventional techniques. The small incisions are also more cosmetically acceptable and facilitate a more rapid recovery. It is not possible to treat all conditions in this manner, although the list is increasing yearly.

I am a Reader in Orthopaedic Education at St George’s University of London.

Clinical Interests

Elbow surgery
Shoulder surgery
Upper limb surgery
Sports injury

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Elbow & Shoulder Society
Arthroscopy Association of North America
British Orthopaedic Association

Professional leadership

Past Chair Education Committee British Elbow & Shoulder Society
Treasurer British Elbow & Shoulder Society

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Current NHS posts

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

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Private contact details

Telephone Insured: 020 8335 4678; Self-Pay: 020 8335 4646