Mr Harbhajan Plaha

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


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 trained in general, paediatrics,vascular surgery, maxilofacial surgery and plastic 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:


  • Wednesday 14:00 - 19:00



This includes:

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

Personal interests

Cricket, DIY, grandchildren and space exploration

Member of

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


Mr Harbhajan Plaha works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • 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.