Mr Neil Pennington

Consultant Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

MB ChB (Hons) MSc FRCS (Tr&Orth) PG Cert (HealthEd)

Personal profile

Neil graduated, with honours, in 2004 from the University of Leeds and subsequently completed all of his surgical training in Yorkshire. In 2013 Neil was appointed as the sole Fellow on the highly regarded Coventry Shoulder Fellowship with Steve Drew and Tom Lawrence. This gave him a unique experience of a high volume of operating in the whole spectrum of shoulder and elbow surgery. He further enhanced his elbow experience by being awarded the British Elbow & Shoulder Society Mayo Elbow Fellowship in 2015; affording him the opportunity to visit and spend time working alongside Shawn O’Driscoll at the Mayo clinic in 2016.

Neil was appointed as a Consultant Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon in 2015; his NHS practice is based in Huddersfield & Halifax.

Professional Memberships

  • British Elbow & Shoulder Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association

Clinical Interests

Neil has a special interest in total shoulder arthroplasty and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and reconstructive surgery. He has developed a particular interest, and reputation, within the Yorkshire region for the management of complex and revision shoulder arthroplasty cases. He firmly believes in a patient centred approach, and to tailoring your care towards the goals and outcomes that matter most to you. Neil has multiple peer reviewed publications and recently co-authored an international book chapter on revision shoulder arthroplasty techniques. Neil holds a Postgraduate qualification in medical education and is an enthusiastic trainer of tomorrow’s orthopaedic surgeons. He continues to be actively involved in research centred around advancing shoulder techniques and related outcomes.

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

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