27 Jun 2024

Amar Rangan has been elected BOA President (2026-2027)

The BOA is pleased to announced that Amar Rangan has been elected BOA President for 2026-2027 and will become BOA Vice-President Elect in September 2024.

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Amar is a Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon at South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust in Middlesbrough and is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, holding the Mary Kinross Trust & Royal College of Surgeons Chair at Department of Health Sciences and Hull York Medical School, University of York. He also holds a full Professorship at the University of Oxford. Amar is past President of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society. He was Chair of the BOA Research Committee from 2013-2018, the Academic / APOS representative on the T&O SAC from 2013 to 2016, and FRCS (Tr& Orth) examiner for the Intercollegiate Specialty Boards for 10 years.

Amar leads a programme of clinical and translational research, including NIHR funded multi-centre clinical trials. He has published widely in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, particularly in the field of Shoulder and Elbow surgery, where his work has influenced global clinical practice, national guidelines and policy. He is a member of the NIHR i4i PDA Funding Committee and has been a surgeon member of the Steering Committee of the National Joint Registry.

Amar said, "I am truly delighted and honoured to be the first to have been elected onto the BOA presidential line directly by the membership. I am committed to doing my very best to represent the organisation and its interests, and support BOA's trauma & orthopaedic community, who are driving and delivering excellence in care for our patients."