Mr Amjid Ali

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Shoulder & Elbow)

QualificationsFRCSEd (Trauma and Orthopaedics), MB ChB, MRCS Ed

Main NHS base:

  • Northern General Hospital, Sheffield


  • Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd (SOL)

Clinical interests:

  • Shoulder surgery
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Shoulder instability
  • Arthritis of the shoulder (shoulder replacement)
  • Shoulder fractures
  • Elbow surgery
  • Golfer’s and tennis elbow
  • Ulnar nerve problems
  • Arthritis of the elbow (elbow replacement)
  • Elbow fractures
  • Any type of shoulder or elbow problem
  • Open and arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery

Fees, Training & Background:

Mr Amjid Ali is a Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon at the Northern General Hospital, with a busy private practice at Claremont Private Hospital in Sheffield.

Mr Ali is part of Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd (SOL), proudly in partnership with Claremont Private Hospital. In addition to Claremont’s CQC accreditation, SOL has it’s own CQC accreditation and is part of Claremont’s 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on-call consultant cover provision for inpatients. SOL Consultants are integral to the reduced length of stay Claremont patients enjoy, compared to other providers.  

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 has been published in peer reviewed journals and he has presented this work both nationally and internationally.

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