Anthony Hearnden

Mr Anthony Hearnden is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising exclusively in surgery of the hand, wrist, shoulder and elbow. His practice involves the use of advanced arthroscopic and minimally invasive methods. He offers a comprehensive multidisciplinary upper limb approach through close links with referring therapists and clinicians. Mr Hearnden provides a tertiary referral service for many upper limb problems in particular complex elbow surgery. He is regularly referred these difficult cases from other upper limb surgeons in the south of England. He lectures nationally and internationally on upper limb surgery and is widely published in the medical journals.

Mr Hearnden qualified from Kings College Medical School London in 1995. Completing his years as a junior doctor at the Royal Surrey he then spent a year learning techniques in plastic surgery. His Orthopaedic training was in South West London before winning a prestigious hand and shoulder surgery fellowship at the Wrightington Upper Limb Unit. In 2007 he was made a consultant at Wrightington, where he routinely treated complex and tertiary hand, elbow and upper limb disorders from the North West of England. He returned to Guildford in 2010 to take up a consultant post at the Royal Surrey County Hospital.



British Orthopaedic Association
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Hand Society
Royal College of Surgeons of England

Research Interests

In addition to his surgical qualifications, Mr Hearnden holds a BSc in medical physics. His current research looks at Elbow arthroplasty for complex fractures and in the setting of revision for previously failed replacements. He lectures nationally and internationally on upper limb surgery, is widely published in the medical journals and is a member of the Ascension Orthopaedics product development team for new joint replacement prostheses in the hand and wrist. 

Personal Interests

Anthony lives in Surrey with his wife and 2 daughters. He is an equestrian enthusiast, enjoys fine wine, skiing and renovation projects.