Mr Richard Pennington is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in upper limb conditions including the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. He is also experienced in general orthopaedic conditions, sports injuries and trauma. Richard strongly believes that all treatment, both operative and non-operative, should be focused on evidence based medicine. He works closely and collaboratively with allied health professionals to optimise patient outcomes from initial consultation to full recovery.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Eastern


Epworth Specialist Centre - Lilydale


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Harcourt Specialist Centre

536 Barkers Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123

Consulting Location

Epworth Specialist Centre Lilydale

Suite 4 355 Main Street
Lilydale VIC 3140

Consulting Location

Epworth Freemasons Consulting Suites

Level 1, Grey Street Building 124 Grey Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Special interests

  • Shoulder arthritis - replacements uses computer navigation and patient specific implants
  • Rotator cuff problems, shoulder instability and reconstruction
  • Clavicle fractures and AC joint dislocations. Wrist, distal radius and hand fractures.
  • Elbow and wrist arthritis - ganglions
  • Carpal tunnel and ulna nerve compression syndromes

Education and training

  • Monash University
  • University of Melbourne


  • MBBS
  • FRCSEd
  • FAOrthA

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • AOA
The Institute encompasses orthopaedics, sports and exercise medicine and rheumatology.