Mr Raj Bhatia

Mr Raj Bhatia

Bristol Hand and Wrist Clinic

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 04095583

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist

About me

Raj Bhatia grew up in Birmingham and went on to study at Manchester University. He obtained a BSc honours degree in Immunology and Oncology in 1991 and graduated as a doctor in 1994. Following his general surgical training in Bristol and Birmingham he was selected for Registrar training in Trauma and Orthopaedics on the Welsh training programme. During this time he developed an interest in basic science research and was awarded a national grant, which enabled him to pursue full-time research and obtain a doctorate (MD).

Raj underwent Fellowship Training in Hand Surgery at internationally renowned units in Nottingham and Sydney, Australia.

He is on the specialist GMC register as an accredited Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon and is a Consultant at Bristol Royal Infirmary, The Avon Orthopaedic Centre and Spire Bristol Hospital.

Raj is dedicated to advancing the field of hand and orthopaedic surgery in order to improve patient care and continues to be actively involved in research, teaching, training and appraisal.

Raj is a dedicated husband and father. His interests include cooking, history, cricket and surfing.

Areas of interest

Hand surgery; Sports injuries; Wrist surgery; Nerve compression; Carpal tunnel syndrome; Dupuytren's disease

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Procedures completed

  • A6510

    Carpal tunnel release (open) - (5-50)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (5-50)

  • T5203

    Dupuytren's fasciectomy single digit with proximal interphalangeal joint - (5-50)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (5-50)

  • S5210

    Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • W8602

    Therapeutic arthroscopy of wrist joint (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • T5900

    Excision of ganglion - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • W7482

    Scaphoid lunate ligament reconstruction - (1-5)

  • W0700

    Excision of ectopic bone - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • W3202

    Open reduction and internal fixation wedge reconstruction bone graft scaphoid non-union - (1-5)

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