Mr Harbhajan Plaha


MS, FCPS, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Eng), FRCS(Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 2380588

Practising since: 1973


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Wednesday 13:30-17:30
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Mr Harbhajan Plaha is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital.  He specialises in Hip and knee surgery and hand and foot procedures.

Mr Plaha gained the fellowship of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bombay in 1975. Working mainly in major trauma in Bombay, India he gained   in general, paediatrics, vascular surgery, maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery.

Moving to London to further his orthopaedic training, he gained FRCS Edinburgh, FRCS England and FRCS (Tr & Orth) Edinburgh. He continued in trauma and general orthopaedics as well as becoming a consultant for Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospital in 1992. His specialities are lower limb reconstruction surgery and complex hip revision surgery.

Mr Plaha specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital:

Special interests

This includes:

  • Lower limb reconstructive surgery
  • Hip replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Foot surgery
  • Hand surgery

Personal interests

Cricket, DIY, grandchildren and space exploration

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Harbhajan Plaha at Nuffield Health

  • Toe surgery
  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Knee replacement
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Chondroplasty
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Hip replacement
  • Ankle ligament repair
  • Hallux Valgus Surgery

Locations Mr Harbhajan Plaha works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society

Insurers Mr Harbhajan Plaha works with

Mr Harbhajan Plaha works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Police Mutual


Mr Harbhajan Plaha does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Harbhajan Plaha does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Harbhajan Plaha does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.