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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

Mr Ali is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Northern General Hospital and has his private practice at Claremont Private Hospital and BMI Thornbury Hospital.

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 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.

Amjid is actively involved in teaching and training. He is a faculty member on a number of local, national and European courses teaching physiotherapists, GPs, trainee surgeons and other consultants about the assessment and treatment of shoulder and elbow problems.

He is Course Director of The Royal College of Surgeons Shoulder Arthroscopy Course in London, Convener of The Biomet Upper Limb Summer University Course in Sheffield and Convener of the Upper Extremities Trauma Course in Barcelona, Spain.

Amjid is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons Fellowship Examination in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery.

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

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

"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 )

"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 )

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