Professor Jonathan Rees graduated from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London, in 1992. He trained in orthopaedics in Oxford and has Specialist Fellowship training in routine and complex shoulder and elbow surgery. He was appointed as Clinical Lecturer to the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) in 2004 and was then appointed as University Lecturer and Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon in 2005. In 2014 he was made Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Science. He continues to work as a Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre (NOC).
In addition to his substantial clinical and national responsibilities, Jonathan has helped develop and author several national guidelines and manages to runs a highly active research programme. This programmes main aim and theme is Improving Orthopaedic Patient Outcomes and Treatment Delivery. This is achieved through overlapping domains, providing a broad range of collaboration opportunities with academic clinicians and scientists locally, nationally and internationally. These overlapping domains includes Orthopaedic simulation, assessment and surgical skills learning, and Clinical Pathways and Treatments for Shoulder Pain.