Mr John Targett


MB BS, FRCS (Orth)

GMC number: 2841517

Practicing since: 1983


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Weekly Thursday 08:00 - 12:00
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Mr John Targett is an orthopaedic surgeon with specialist interest in knee surgery including replacement, injury, cruciate ligament and knee stability.

Mr Targett’s completed his orthopaedic training at St George’s Teaching Hospital. He in 1995 gained a fellowship of Higher Orthopaedics and worked as Director of Orthopaedic Surgery for more than five years.

Mr Targett has extensive experience in all aspects of knee surgery and his main aim is to ensure the best possible recovery following surgery.

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

Special interests

This includes:

  • Reconstructive knee surgery
  • Hip replacement
  • Sports injuries
  • Spinal surgery

Treatments and tests offered by Mr John Targett at Nuffield Health

  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee surgery (ACL repair)
  • Bone Graft
  • Cheilectomy
  • Lumbar discectomy surgery
  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Hip replacement surgery
  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Knee arthroscopy surgery
  • Knee replacement surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Knee replacement revision
  • Tennis elbow release
  • Tibial osteotomy
  • Hallux Valgus Surgery
  • PCL reconstruction
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Arthroplasty
  • Elbow surgery
  • Spinal fusion
  • Correction of scoliosis
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Chondroplasty
  • Toe surgery
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)

Locations Mr John Targett works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal Society of Medicine

Other post held

  • Clinical Director of Orthopaedics, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Basildon University Hospital