Contact
Mr Harbhajan Singh Plaha

Mr Harbhajan Singh Plaha

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
FCPS, FRCS (Ed.), FRCS (Eng.), FRCS (Orth.), MS

Specialises in

  • Hip and knee replacement surgery
  • Hip and knee arthroscopy surgery
  • Ankle replacement and arthroscopy
  • Bunion removal and treatment
  • Sports injury
Make an enquiry Book online

Practising at

Clinic times:
Monday: 8am - 11.30am
Tuesday: 8am - 11am

An initial consultation with Mr Harbhajan Singh Plaha is from £200.

Back to top

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Harbhajan Singh Plaha at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Arthroscopy
  • Foot surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Lower limb reconstructive surgery
  • Sports injury
Back to top

Professional profile

I am a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Spire Hartswood hospital in Brentwood, Essex, offering specialist private hip, knee and general orthopaedic surgery. I have been practising orthopaedic surgery since 1979 and during my formative years I gained broad training in general and vascular surgery, as well as obtaining experience in plastic surgery and the management of upper and lower limb injuries.

I wanted to have a comprehensive understanding of most surgical specialties before pursuing my career in orthopaedics. For total hip replacement surgery I use as small an incision as possible, so that recovery is quicker. However, I also have a special passion for hand and foot surgery in particular bunion surgery. Most of my bunion surgery does not require an overnight stay and I do not use a plaster or metal fixation, which allows faster and more comfortable mobilisation for the patient post operatively.

I offer two clinics a week at Spire Hartswood which provides you, the patient, with a wider choice of appointments. A date for surgery, if necessary, is also arranged at the time of consultation. I regularly give presentations to GPs and patient participation groups on various topics of orthopaedic surgery.

General Medical Council Number: C2380588

Back to top

Make an enquiry

19448
True
consultant

Marketing Information

Spire would like to provide you with marketing information about products and services offered by Spire and by selected third-party partners. If you do not consent for us to process your personal data for marketing activities, we will still be able to contact you about your enquiry.

We may contact you by email, SMS or phone about your enquiry. If we try to contact you by phone (mobile and/or landline) and you are not available, we may leave you a voicemail message. We may also use your details to contact you about patient surveys we use for improving our service or monitoring outcomes, which are not a form of marketing.

Additional information

Clinical interests

Arthroscopy
Foot surgery
Hand surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Sports injury

Special Clinical Interests: Hip and knee surgery, arthroscopy, sports injury, lower limb reconstructive surgery, hand surgery and forefoot surgery.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Chairman of Barking, Havering and Brentwood Division British Medical Association
Fellow of British Orthopaedic Association
Fellow of British Orthopaedic Association
Member of the British Hip Society
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England

Back to top

Current NHS posts

Until 2012 I was a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and I am now a fully private consultant.

Personal profile

My hobbies are cricket, chess, gardening, DIY and house refurbishment. I also enjoy reading about and keeping abreast of developments in exploration of outer space.

Financial interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.

Contact information

Back to top