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Amjid Ali: MB ChB FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Qualifications: MB ChB FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Year Qualified: 1996
Position: Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon
Orthopaedic Speciality: Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
Memberships: British Elbow and Shoulder Society, Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma and Orthopaedics)
Hospital: Claremont & Thornbury Hospitals
NHS Base: Northern General Hospital
Medical Secretary: Sue Booth
Contact Telephone Number: 0114 263 2131
Contact Email:
SOP: Mrs Val Jones

Amjid graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1996 and did his General Surgical and Specialist Orthopaedic training in Sheffield. He undertook his specialist Shoulder and Elbow Surgery training in Sydney, Australia and in The Shoulder and Elbow Unit at The Northern General Hospital in Sheffield.

In January 2008 he was appointed to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery.

Amjid provides a specialist assessment and treatment service for most problems of the shoulder including arthritis, subacromial impingement, rotator cuff problems, frozen shoulder and instability.

In relation to elbow problems, Amjid provides a specialist assessment and treatment service for failed elbow replacements, arthritis, stiffness, Tennis/Golfer’s elbow, elbow instability and ulnar nerve compression.
A significant part of Amjid’s work involves treating complex shoulder and elbow injuries in patients from Sheffield and the surrounding area.

He has also invented a set of surgical instruments which are used in elbow replacement surgery.

Amjid is actively involved in teaching and training. His experience includes:
• Examiner for The Intercollegiate Specialty Examination in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
• Supervise a highly regarded and popular Surgical Fellowship for Senior Trainees who wish to develop their skills in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
• Previously Course Director for Royal College of Surgeons Shoulder Arthroscopy Course for 4 years.
• Convener of the Sheffield Upper Limb Summer University--for consultants and Registrars from around the UK
• Faculty member on The Sheffield/Chesterfield Clinical Examination Course teaching Registrars in preparation for the FRCS (Trauma and Orth) exam.
• Teaches on regional, national and international Upper Limb courses for Consultants who wish to specialise in Shoulder & Elbow surgery, Trainees and Allied Health Professionals.
• Awarded the British Elbow and Shoulder Society Travelling Fellowship to visit The Mayo Clinic in the USA.

Amjid has undertaken research into shoulder and elbow problems which has been published in peer reviewed journals and he has presented this work both nationally and internationally.

"For the first time in 2 years, I managed to go for a drive and reached back for the seat belt with my right arm - a manoeuvre which just came automatically…it is such a relief to finally be virtually pain free and have almost 100% mobility back"   - Seven months after rotator cuff repair surgery ( Shoulder and Elbow )

"I noticed progressive improvement in flexibility and strength of my shoulder and I’m able to enjoy my work as a professional circus artist and performer"   - One year after biceps tenodesis surgery ( Shoulder and Elbow )

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