Professor Amar Rangan is a specialist shoulder surgeon at The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. He qualified in 1989 and completed his basic and higher surgical training in the Northern Deanery of England.
He is professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Department of Health Sciences, University of York and at NDORMS, University of Oxford. He leads a programme of clinical effectiveness research and has held several substantial grants, including NIHR grants for multi-centre clinical trials.
He chairs the research committee for the British Orthopaedic Association and is research lead for orthopaedic surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is currently the vice president for BESS.