Mr Puneet Plaha



GMC number: 5191496

Practicing since: 1996



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  • Other days and times by arrangement
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Mr Plaha is a Consultant Neurosurgeon with a specialist interest in brain tumour surgery. This is specifically in novel clinical trials for brain tumours, endoscopic minimally invasive brain tumour surgery and awake surgery for brain tumours.

Special interests

  • Novel clinical trials for Brain tumours (Glioma).
  • Endoscopic Minimally invasive surgery for Brain tumours.
  • Awake surgery for Brain tumours.

Personal interests

Running, Squash, Cycling, Swimming

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Puneet Plaha at Nuffield Health

  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Excision of spinal tumours
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Cervical Disc Replacement

Locations Mr Puneet Plaha works with

Related experience


Mr Plaha is Principle investigator for Clinical trials in Oxford for brain tumours. His area of interest is setting   up Novel clinical trials for brain tumours (Glioma), advanced brain imaging for brain tumours, novel technology to minimise morbidity during brain tumour surgery, endoscopic minimally invasive brain tumour surgery, awake surgery, Immunotherapy for glioblastoma.


  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • British Society of Neurological Surgeons
  • British Neuro Oncology Society

Other post held

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon, John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Lead Neuro Oncology Oxford and Thames Valley.
  • Chair Neuro oncology Section Society of British Neurological Surgeons
  • Associate Editor British Journal of Neurosurgery.

Insurers Mr Puneet Plaha works with

Mr Puneet 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
  • Health-on-Line
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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