He commenced his medical studies in 1994 at St Mary’s Hospital, London and qualified in 2001 with a Distinction in Surgery. He was a prize-winner for his overall performance in final medical exams.
He holds an additional two degrees; a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Neuroscience from Imperial College, London and later he was awarded a scholarship to Oxford University, studying at University College, Oxford to complete a Master of Science (MSc) in Diagnostic Imaging (Radiology).
Mr Platt completed his higher Orthopaedic surgical training on the North West Thames training programme, working in Central London specialist centres including Charing Cross Hospital and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital as well as several busy District General Hospitals. He undertook subspecialist fellowship training in soft tissue knee surgery and knee arthroplasty (replacement) at Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Kent.
He returned to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital to take up an appointment as a Consultant hip and knee surgeon where he worked for two years before moving to Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospital where he was worked in his present post since 2017.
Mr Platt's practice encompasses treatment of arthritis of the hip and knee, sports injuries and young adult arthritic conditions of the knee and he has a particular interest in partial (unicondylar/ half) knee replacement surgery.
Surgical lead for Hip fracture care at Hillingdon Hospital.
Cycling, woodwork, DIY
Treatments and tests offered by Mr William Platt at Nuffield Health
- Knee replacement revision
- Knee surgery (ACL repair)
- Knee replacement
- Knee arthroscopy
- Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
- Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
- Hip replacement
- Bone Graft
- Joint resurfacing
- Tibial osteotomy
- Patella stabilisation
- Cartilage reconstruction
- Image guided joint injections
Mr Platt has published several articles on a variety of orthopaedic topics covering both the knee and ankle, on surgical techniques and he has written a book.
His MSc research on novel salivary gland imaging techniques was presented at national and international meetings.
- Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
Other posts held
- Hillingdon & Mount Vernon NHS Hospitals
Mr William Platt does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr William Platt does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr William Platt does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.