Mr Plaha started his
post graduate medical training in 1972 Bombay gaining
his fellowship of the college of physicians & surgeons
of Bombay in 1975. Whilst
working in major trauma centres in Bombay he acquired
a broad training in general, paediatric and vascular
surgery as well as gaining experience in plastic surgery
and the management of upper and lower limb injuries.
He wanted to have a comprehensive understanding of most
surgical specialities before pursuing a career in orthopaedics.
He then moved to England where he continued his training
in orthopaedics gaining FRCS Edinburgh, FRCS England
& FRCS (Orth) Edinburgh. He completed his training
in orthopaedic surgery in various hospitals around London.
In 1992 he became a consultant for Barking Havering
& Redbridge Hospital where he continued in trauma
and general orthopaedics with a special interest in
lower limb reconstructive surgery carrying out complex
hip revision surgery. He also undertakes hip resurfacing
and regularly attends training courses in England and
Europe keeping abreast of new techniques.
Apart from hip replacements and knee replacements, Mr
Plaha has a special interest in hand and foot surgery.
Mr Plaha’s private practice is carried out at
The Spire Hartswood Hospital and The Nuffield Health
Hospital in Brentwood, Essex.