I have been a shoulder and upper limb surgeon since 2006. and my NHS practice is at the Salford Royal University Teaching Hospital.I was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1995 and following this I studied at the University of Manchester and obtained a research degree of M-Phil. I then completed my higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at Manchester for which I was awarded the Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons in Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2004.I have been a dedicated fellow in learning the art of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery from the prestigious Nottingham Shoulder and Elbow Unit. I also gained valuable experience from a further fellowship at The Harvard Shoulder Service and The Boston Sports Injury Service, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.I specialise in arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery and my practice also includes management of patients with upper limb sports injuries. In addition to this, I perform open surgery including arthroplasty and I specialise in complex upper limb trauma and fracture management.I have been awarded academic prizes for research and other academic activities.I am a member of the British Shoulder and Elbow Society (BESS) and a member of the Hospital Consultants and Specialist Association. I am also an honorary senior lecturer at the Salford University.