Mr John Targett


MB BS, FRCS (Orth)

GMC number: 2841517

Practicing since: 1983


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr John Targett is an orthopaedic surgeon with specialist interest in knee surgery including cartilage injury, injury, cruciate ligament injury and knee arthritis.

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

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

Locations Mr John Targett works with

Related experience


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

Other posts held

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