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Mr Duncan Learmonth
Orthopaedic Surgery
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Shoulder & Elbow Surgery






Mr Duncan Learmonth is an accomplished consultant orthopaedic surgeon, specialising in knee and shoulder surgery. He is based in Birmingham, at The Priory and Edgbaston Hospitals, and has over 30 years of experience. Mr Learmonth graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1982 and trained in Birmingham and Leicester. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1986 and has since been awarded the National Prize for Orthopaedic Registrars (BOTA) for the best research paper presented at the British Orthopaedic Association Meeting 1993.

Mr Learmonth is a highly distinguished surgeon and has been awarded several fellowships, including the Leicester Thackray Knee Fellow, Clinic de Maussins Paris Knee Fellow and the Sportsmed Knee and Shoulder Fellow in Adelaide Australia. Duncan is a cofounder The Birmingham Knee and Shoulder Clinic which comprises a team of highly qualified and experienced specialists who treat the full range of knee and shoulder problems.

Duncan’s academic interests include teaching at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and is a clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham. He also teaches on the several regional orthopaedic training programmes, ranging from Cardiff to Cambridge. Duncan is particularly experienced in keyhole technique and teaches this all the way up to consultant level. Duncan is an established authority in knee and shoulder surgery in the UK and speaks at National and International Orthopaedic Association meetings, including the Norway, Australia, Egypt and Greece meetings. Duncan has published over 25 academic papers on orthopaedic surgery and contributed chapters to specialist textbooks.

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Medical Procedures

  • Shoulder tendon repair
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Shoulder keyhole surgery
  • Shoulder rotator cuff repair
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee ligament repair (ACL)
  • Knee keyhole surgery
  • Cruciate knee ligament surgery
  • Cartilage repair Frozen shoulder

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Special Interests

  • Sports injuries
  • Knee replacement
  • ACL (knee ligament) reconstruction
  • Arthritis
  • Keyhole Surgery
  • Rotator cuff surgery
  • Trauma



  • BSc 1980 - Physiology and Biochemistry – Southampton University
  • MB ChB 1982 - University of Birmingham


  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)