Mr David John Allen

MBChB, FRCSEd (Tr & Orth), MSc

  • Specialities Orthopaedics
  • Telephone 0800 61 62 67
  • Year of first qualification 1994
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 4123190
  • Fax 0141 339 1352


Mr Allen has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon doing high volumes of hip and knee replacements for more than 10 years. His NHS practise is based at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital.

He did his higher surgical training in London based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and did an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship in Ottawa, Canada. As well as his medical degree he has an MSc in Biomedical Engineering from Strathclyde University.

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


  • Friday AM


Current posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Golden Jubilee National Hospital


Hip and revision hip replacements, partial and total knee replacements, knee arthroscopy and robotic arthroplasty. 

Personal interests

Kitesurfing, cycling and bridge


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


Mr David John Allen works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa

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.