Mr Glenn Clewer


MB BCh, MRCSEd, Dip Orth Eng, FRCS (Tr &Orth)

GMC number: 4540014

Practising since: 1998


Orthopaedic surgery

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Glenn Clewer is a private Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, serving patients from Cardiff, Newport, the Vale of Glamorgan and across South Wales. Glenn has specialist interests in knee surgery, and as a private knee surgery consultant performs knee replacement surgery and treats trauma and soft tissue disorders of the hand.

Glenn’s sub-specialist interest in knee surgery is soft tissue injuries. This encompasses ligament reconstruction, meniscal repair and cartilage regenerative techniques.

Glenn Clewer's interest as a private hand surgery consultant extends to Dupuytrens’ Disease, carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger surgery.

Glenn undertook his early surgical training in and around South Wales after graduating from the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff in 1998; it was during this time that he obtained a Diploma in Orthopaedic Engineering. In 2003 he gained a place on the national and internationally renowned Oswestry higher surgical training scheme in orthopaedics and trauma. Glenn was trained extensively at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital, which is one of only five purely orthopaedic hospitals in the UK, and at the North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary, Stoke. During this time he developed his specialist interests in trauma and knee surgery.

After completing his higher surgical training and becoming a Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Trauma and Orthopaedics, Glenn then gained further expertise by undertaking two fellowships in his areas of specialist interests.

Glenn undertook a specialist trauma fellowship at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, one of the very few dedicated trauma centres. This exposure throughout his training and fellowships lead to Glenn becoming the trauma lead for the Cwm Taff Local Heath Board in South Wales. He also gained a highly competitive soft tissue knee fellowship with Tim Spalding, an internationally recognised soft tissue knee surgeon at the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

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Treatments and tests offered by Mr Glenn Clewer at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Hand surgery

Locations Mr Glenn Clewer works with

Related experience


Glenn has extensive experience in teaching both undergraduates and postgraduates. Glenn has also written a chapter for the Oxford Textbook of Trauma.


  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • British Trauma Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Cwm Taff Local Health Board
  • Honorary Clinical Tutor - Cwm Taff Local Health Board
  • Faculty member for Orthofix

Insurers Mr Glenn Clewer works with

Mr Glenn Clewer works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Benenden Health
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


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

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

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