Mr Murali Bhat


MBBS, MS, FRCS, FRCS Tr.&Orth, European Hand Diploma

GMC number: 4427564

Practicing since: 1989


Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Friday 13:00 - 16:00
  • Overview

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01273 627007 (Brighton enquiries) or 01293 778 966 (Medical secretary)


Mr Bhat is a member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand. He lectures locally, nationally and internationally and holds the European Diploma of Hand Surgery awarded by the European Hand Society.

In 2003-04, he worked at the Shoulder unit in Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth.  2002-03, he worked as a Consultant in Upper limb and Hand surgery at Ashford and St Peter’s hospital, Chertsey and in 2001-02, he worked as a National Fellow in Hand Surgery in Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham. He is a fully qualified Orthopaedic Surgeon from India and the UK and his interest and training in Hand Surgery started in 1990 when he was an Orthopaedic Resident in Bombay. He is very highly trained in trauma management from Portsmouth, Nottingham, Belfast and Bombay, all large teaching units with a first class trauma service.

He is a member of Faculty on the Advanced Trauma Life Support course, Hand Surgery Course for the FRCS Orth. in Nottingham, Basic Science and Hand Surgery course in Chertsey for several years. He also takes a keen interest in training junior doctors at the Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust.

Special interests

  • Hand and Upper Limb Surgery
  •  Foot Surgery

Personal interests

Mr Bhat was a National Gymnast, who retired from Competetive Gymnastics to take up Medicine. He has been interested in all kinds of Sports ever since including, Cricket, Badminton, Football, Tennis, Athletics, etc. Currently, he spends 3-5 evenings a week playing Badminton and Cricket in the Summer, being selected to play league matches in both Badminton and Cricket.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Murali Bhat at Nuffield Health

  • Shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair)
  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Shoulder Manipulation
  • Orthotics
  • Forefoot reconstructive surgery
  • Tennis elbow release
  • Bone Graft
  • Toe surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Elbow surgery
  • Ankle fusion
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Toe joint fusion
  • Cheilectomy
  • Hallux Valgus Surgery

Locations Mr Murali Bhat works with

Related experience


He has written several papers on Shoulder, wrist and Hand disorders including scaphoid and peri-lunate injuries, trapeziectomy, rheumatoid hand and frozen shoulder.

Mr Bhat is widely in refereed journals and has a research doctorate (MS) from Bombay University.


  • British Medical Association
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • General Medical Council
  • Medical Protection Society

Other post held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Murali Bhat works with

Mr Murali Bhat works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP International
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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