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Ali Noorani
MBBS BSc (Hons) MRCS FRCS (Trauma & Orth)

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Private appointments: 0203 837 9930

Professional Biography

Ali Noorani qualified from the Imperial College School of Medicine (London) in the year 2000. He completed his Orthopaedic and Trauma training on the prestigious Royal London Hospital rotation and has further specialised in Upper Limb Surgery including Trauma & Sports injuries. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Tr & Orth) in 2009.

He undertook further Specialist Fellowship training in Shoulder, Elbow and Upper Limb Surgery at the world-renowned Upper Limb fellowship programme at The Royal Liverpool Hospital. The Liverpool Upper Limb Unit Fellowship is one of best in the country specialises in complex arthroscopic shoulder surgery and upper limb trauma surgery.

This complements his 16 months during his training at Stanmore with the Shoulder and Elbow Service where the bulk of the work was complex revision Arthroplasty and Instability and at the Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit. This was in addition to his experience in Upper Limb Surgery including complex trauma at the Royal London.

He was also awarded the coveted Annual British Shoulder and Elbow Society Fellowship in 2010, and the equally impressive British Orthopaedic Association Fellowship in 2011. He used these fellowships to gain further valuable training in Upper Limb and Trauma Surgery in the US, at Harvard University, the Mayo Clinic, Columbia University, and the Rothman Institute. He was also awarded an AO trauma fellowship to Salzburg.

Mr Noorani’s strongly believes that his primary role is to offer an accurate assessment and a precise diagnosis. Shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist symptoms are common and many patients and therapists often need reassurance and explanations for the problems they are experiencing.
Mr Noorani believes strongly in a multidisciplinary approach to treatment of these problems. Very few people actual require surgery. Patients need to know that they are seeing someone who they trust and who understands and specialises in their problem.


Shoulder & Elbow


Ali Noorani is well published in peer-reviewed journals and has carried out research in several areas including instability.
Currently, he is the principle investigator on several multicentre randomised controlled trials.
He is also on the review board for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

* Shoulder and Elbow Instability
* Scapula Fractures
* Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in Shoulder Arthroscopy (current RCT)
* Frozen Shoulder (current RCT)
* Reverse and Hemiarthroplasty for Trauma
* Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS)
* Trauma of the Upper Limb
* Reconstruction of Shoulder and Elbow
* Upper limb Joint Preservation Surgery
* Innovation in Healthcare
* Simulation for Training (Awarded RCS grant and co founder of the Royal London Orthopaedic Simulation Centre)
* Rehabilitation in Shoulder Instability
* EMG patterns in Shoulder Instability