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Mr Harbhajan Plaha
Mr Harbhajan Plaha
MS, FCPS, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Eng), FRCS(Tr&Orth)
Orthopaedic Surgery
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Hand & Wrist Surgery
Knee Surgery
Hip Surgery
Foot & Ankle Surgery
Trauma Surgery

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 2380588

LANGUAGES

english, punjabi, gujarati, urdu, bihari, hindi, marathi, sindhi

RECOMMENDED FOR

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Orthopaedic Surgery

About

Clinic times:

Spire Hartswood Hospital: - 08.00 - 11.00 - Monday and Tuesday

Essex Nuffield Hospital:- 14.00 - 17.00 - Wednesday


Mr Harbhajan Plaha is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon. He completed a Fellowship at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bombay in 1975. Through working in major trauma clinics in Bombay, India, he gained experience in general paediatrics, vascular surgery. maxillo facial, plastic and orthopedics

Following on from his training in India, he moved to London to further his orthopaedic training. He then gained FRCS Edinburgh, FRCS England and FRCS (Tr & Orth) Edinburgh. He became a Consultant in 1992 for Barking Havering and Redbridge Hospital.

Mr Plaha specialises in hip replacement surgery, knee arthroscopy, knee replacement and hand and foot surgery

He also has an interest in using internet based platforms in Virtual Reality for medical and surgical training. 

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Medical Procedures

  • Knee arthroscopy 
  • Knee replacement
  • Hip replacement 
  • Bunions
  • Hallux valgus, hallux rigidus
  • Morton's neuroma
  • Foot deformities
  • Achilles tendon
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Heel pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Ulnar neuritis
  • Trigger finger
  • Ganglion
  • Dupuytren's contracture

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Special Interests

  • Virtual Reality for orthopedic procedures
  • Upper and lower limb injections

Education

Qualifications

  • MBBS University of Bombay 1975
  • MS(Master of Surgery) University of Bombay 1975
  • FCPS(Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons ) University of Bombay 1975
  • FRCS(Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons) Edinburgh 1981
  • FRCS(Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons) England 1981
  • FRCS, Orthopaedics (Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons) Edinburgh 1984

 

Memberships 

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society

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4.9

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4.9

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4.9

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The treatment that I received under Mr Plaha's care was excellent.
Patient seen for:Lipoma Removal
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26-03-2020
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From the moment I meet Mr Plaha I knew that i had made the correct desiciton to have my Knee done he put yo so much at ease .He was always laughing and joking even the little drawing on the knee would put your mind at rest , He would always make time for people , not just his patients everyone spoke very highly about him . Then the fist person i saw the day after my opp was Mr Plaha reassuring me that all would be OK . Even when I come in to have PHYSIO Mr Plaha would make time to talk to me asking about my knee but still always joking ect Thank you so much Mr Plaha
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26-03-2020
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Experience was excellent
Patient seen for:Knee Surgery
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26-03-2020
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The consultant explained everything to me and my options a great experience very user friendly
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11-02-2020
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I felt very confident Mr Plaha would help me from the moment I met him. Good sound advice given in a friendly knowledgeable way; a great overall experience
Patient seen for:Knee Pain
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01-02-2020
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From my 1st consultation to my final consultation, I felt at ease with what i faced and had no doubt i was in the right hands to remedy my issue.
Patient seen for:Meniscal Repair
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30-01-2020
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My experience was efficient, professional and effective. I received clear explanation as to the process, both pre-operatively and post operatively. Thank-you
Patient seen for:Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
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23-01-2020
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Mr Plaha was extremely helpful and clear throughout my time visiting him. He made things very clear and was always happy to answer any questions I had. He made me feel at ease directly before my operation. Overall, would highly recommend Mr Plaha!
Patient seen for:Fracture (broken bone)Hand & Wrist Surgery
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19-12-2019
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Dr Plaha was very helpful and amiable, and I always felt comfortable and confident that he and the rest of the team would do a great job as indeed they did.
Patient seen for:Arthritic big toe
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19-12-2019
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Mr Plaha was very kind, understanding and explained everything to me-
Patient seen for:Ingrown Toenail (Onychocryptosis)
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19-12-2019
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Peer Recommendations

BY mr Nurul Ahad

25-06-2019
Mr Plaha, is the ultimate professional with old fashion doctor patient bed side manner. His experience and enthusiasm has a positive effect to both patients and staff alike.
For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
For conditions: Sports Injuries, Arthritis (Knee), Arthritis (Hip)
For procedures: Bunion (Hallux Valgus) Correction, Hip Replacement
Connection: Is a colleague

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