Mr David John Allen


MBChB, FRCSEd (Tr & Orth), MSc

GMC number: 4123190

Practising since: 1994


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Allen has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon for over 15 years specialising in hip and knee replacements and has done more than 4000 joint replacements including several hundred using the Mako robot.

His NHS practice is based at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital. He did his higher surgical training based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London and did an adult Reconstruction Fellowship in Ottawa, Canada. He has an MSc with Distinction in Biomedical Engineering from Strathclyde University as well as his medical degree.

He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons and is a regular reviewer for the Bone & Joint Journal.

**Please note Mr Allen does not see patients under 16 years old**

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Special interests

Personal interests

Kitesurfing, cycling and bridge.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr David John Allen at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Hip replacement

Locations Mr David John Allen works with


    25 Beaconsfield Road, Glasgow, G12 0PJ

    0141 334 9441
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Recent research includes being part of the CASINO trial comparing two lengths of the Exeter Hip Replacement and the POLAR study as part of Beyond Compliance for the newly launched Persona Knee Replacement.

Computer Navigation Helps Reduce the Incidence of Noise after Ceramic-on-Ceramic Total Hip Replacement
Shah et al. J Arthroplasty 2018

Total hip arthroplasty improves pain and function but not physical activity
Jeldi et al. J Arthroplasty 2017

Upright Time and Sit-To-Stand Transition Progression After Total Hip Arthroplasty: An In hospital Longitudinal Study.
Jeldi  et al. J Arthroplasty 2016

Midterm Outcomes of Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Using a Modular Revision Hip System.
Smith et al. J Arthroplasty. 2016

Lower limb joint replacements in patients with a history of venous thromboembolism
Allen et al. Bone & Joint Journal 2014

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Insurers Mr David John Allen works with

Mr David John Allen works with the following private medical insurance providers:

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


Mr David John Allen does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr David John Allen does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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