Professor Amar Rangan


MBBS, FRCS (Tr Orth)

GMC number: 3651399

Practising since: 1989


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Friday AM by arrangement
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Professor Rangan offers extensive experience in dealing with a wide spectrum of shoulder and elbow disorders, including complex surgical reconstructions for injuries and degenerative conditions of the shoulder and elbow. 

He is one of a team of surgeons based in the Tees Valley who specialise in this area. Together they have formed Teesside Upper Limb Surgeons and Associates (TULSA) to help patients and colleagues access information about their conditions.

Other interests

  • Shoulder and elbow surgery
  • Arthroscopic reconstructive surgery for sports injuries of the shoulder.

Personal interests

Professor Rangan enjoys cricket and racquet sports.

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Amar Rangan at Nuffield Health

  • Shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair)
  • Upper Limb Fractures and Injuries
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Shoulder decompression - keyhole surgery
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Shoulder Manipulation
  • Elbow surgery
  • Shoulder Stabilisation
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Tennis elbow release

Locations Professor Amar Rangan works with

Related experience


Professor Rangan has published research on shoulder replacement, shoulder injuries and instability including national projects on shoulder fractures and rotator cuff repairs.


  • Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Elbow Shoulder Society
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Protection Society
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Shoulder & Elbow Unit at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

Insurers Professor Amar Rangan works with

Professor Amar Rangan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Professor Amar Rangan does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Amar Rangan does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Amar Rangan does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.