Mr Anthony Hearnden


MB BS, BSc, MRCS, FRCS(Tr&, Orth)

GMC number: 4232261

Practising since: 1996


Orthopaedic surgery, Paediatrics

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Mr Anthony Hearnden is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hand and upper limb surgery. He 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 including profesional athletes.

He returned to Guildford in 2010 to take up a consultant post at the Royal Surrey County Hospital. In addition to his surgical qualifications, he holds a BSc in medical physics and is an honorary senior lecturer in orthopaedic management at Salford University. Mr. Hearnden lectures nationally and internationally on hand, shoulder and elbow surgery.

He is a member of several professional organisations, widely published in the medical journals and a member of the Ascension Orthopaedics product development team for new joint replacements in the hand and wrist.

Mr Hearnden specialises exclusively in upper limb surgery of the hand, wrist, shoulder and elbow. His surgery uses advanced arthroscopic and minimally invasive methods and offers a comprehensive multidisciplinary upper limb service, through close links with referring therapists and clinicians.

Personal interests

Anthony is married to a local GP, and has two children. He is a keen skiier and when he has any spare time, enjoys renovation and restoration projects.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Anthony Hearnden at Nuffield Health

  • Shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair)
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Shoulder decompression - keyhole surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Shoulder Manipulation
  • Tennis elbow release

Locations Mr Anthony Hearnden works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Society of Surgery for the Hand
  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society.

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nuffield Health Guildford Hospital

Insurers Mr Anthony Hearnden works with

Mr Anthony Hearnden works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Benenden Health
  • Cigna
  • Healix
  • Police Mutual
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Mr Anthony Hearnden does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Anthony Hearnden does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Anthony Hearnden does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.