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Mr Huw Pullen

Mr Huw Pullen

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBCh, MRCS (Ed), FRCS Tr &Orth

Specialises in



Tendon problems

Tennis elbow release

Knee replacements 

Bespoke/custom knee replacement


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Conditions and Treatments

  • AC joint reconstruction
  • Elbow arthritis
  • Elbow arthritis surgery
  • Elbow arthroscopy for OCD
  • Elbow biceps tendon repair
  • Elbow bursa excision
  • Elbow Joint Replacement (Partial)
  • Elbow Joint Replacement (Total)
  • Elbow ligament excision
  • Elbow OK procedure
  • Elbow open arthrolysis
  • Elbow Radial Head Replacement
  • Elbow stiffness
  • Golfer’s elbow release
  • Knee injuries
  • Knee Replacement (Partial)
  • Knee Replacement (Revision)
  • Knee Replacement (Total)
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochonral reconstruction of articular surface
  • Osteocyte transplantation
  • Pectoralis major tendon repair
  • Rotator cuff surgery
  • Scapular surgery
  • Shoulder Anterior Stabilisation or Reconstruction
  • Shoulder arthroscopic debridement for osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder arthroscopic decompression
  • Shoulder arthroscopic release/Frozen shoulder surgery
  • Shoulder biceps tendon tenodesis
  • Shoulder biceps tendon tenotomy
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder pain
  • Shoulder Posterior Stabilisation
  • Shoulder Replacement (Partial)
  • Shoulder Replacement (Reverse Polarity)
  • Shoulder Replacement (Revision)
  • Shoulder Replacement (Total)
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Shoulder resurfacing
  • Shoulder SLAP repair
  • Tennis elbow release
  • Tennis/Golfer’s elbow
  • Ulnar nerve release

Professional bio

Mr Huw Pullen qualified from Cardiff Medical School in 2000. He commenced his specialised orthopaedic training in 2004 on the All Wales Training Programme. During this time he undertook two fellowships. He sees his private patients at St Joseph's Hospital.

His first fellowship was in the Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic in Australia. This fellowship is specialised in all aspects of shoulder surgery. His second fellowship was in the Swansea Shoulder and Elbow Unit.

Mr Pullen has been a Consultant in Newport since early 2011. He treats general trauma but has a special interest in Shoulder and Knee Surgery including Joint Replacement and Arthroscopic procedure.

Special Clinical Interests

Knee replacement 

Shoulder injuries and surgery.

Arthroscopic shoulder surgery and shoulder replacements.

Research Interests

Research interests in day-case arthroscopic shoulder surgery, shoulder trauma and shoulder joint replacements.


MBBCh, MRCS (Ed), FRCS Tr &Orth

Year of first medical qualification: 2000

Professional Memberships

British Medical Association

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

British Orthopaedic Association

British Shoulder and Elbow Society

Personal Profile

Mr Pullen maintains his own sporting interests competing regularly in Triathlon and Cycle Races and is part of the Newport County AFC Medical Team.

Current NHS/Research Position

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.