Mr Amjid Ali

Personal profile

Amjid Ali is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in Elbow and Shoulder surgery.  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 elbow and shoulder 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 an Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons, 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 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.  He has also invented a set of surgical instruments which are used in Total Elbow Replacement surgery. Amjid is a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons, Member of the British Orthopaedic Association and Member of The British Elbow and Shoulder Society.

Professional Membership



  • British Orthopaedic Association

  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society

  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Clinical Interests



  • Shoulder surgery

  • Elbow surgery

  • Upper limb sports injuries

  • Shoulder and elbow trauma

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