Dr Richard Pennington qualified from Imperial College School of Medicine in London and his orthopaedic training was on the prestigious Guy’s and St Thomas’ Training Program. He has undertaken specialist fellowships in both Melbourne and Sydney focusing on the treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions, as well as knee and sports injuries.
Based in Melbourne, Richard consults privately at Epworth Freemasons Hospital, Glenferrie Private Hospital, Epworth Eastern Hospital and Northpark Private Hospital. He also has public appointments at The Northern, Box Hill and Maroondah Hospital. Richard is also committed to building the skills of others within the medical field through the teaching and supervision roles he additionally maintains.
Richard is dual accredited in Australia and the UK. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and the Australian Orthopaedic Association. He is also a member of the Victorian Shoulder and Elbow Society.
Richard has also travelled extensively visiting surgeons with similar interests to further his skills, including being awarded an AO Trauma Fellowship to the Rocky Mountain Trauma Centre in Denver, USA.
Richard is available for bookings in relation to independent medical examinations, workplace injuries, transport accidents, public liability matters and total permanent disability. He is also available for complex case discussion, telemedicine assessment and file reviews.