Mr Cloke fellowship trained in Shoulder and Elbow surgery with specialist interests in shoulder and elbow replacement, shoulder arthroscopy and hand and wrist surgery. He is an Associate Clinical Lecturer at Newcastle University and a Member of various societies including: the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, the British Shoulder and Elbow Society, the British Society for Surgery of the Hand, the British Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association, and the Combined Services Orthopaedic Society.
He sits on the education committee of BESS, and is an examiner for FRCS (Tr&Orth) - the final orthopaedic consultant exam. He has been recently appointed to ODEP - the panel that judges safety of orthopaedic joint replacements. He was Northers Orthopaedic Trainer of the Year in 2014.
Mr Cloke served in the Army Reserve for 19 years including operational deployment.