Mr Pranai Buddhdev
BSc MBBS MSc(OrthEng) FRCS(Tr&Orth) MSc(Exec.)Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Helping your child function and flourish
Or call my secretary on 07703 311141
Mr Buddhdev is a London-based, internationally fellowship-trained and recognised specialist in paediatric orthopaedic surgery and young adult hip preservation.He is dedicated to providing outstanding care for his patients, and prides himself on his bedside manner and communication skills, availability to patients and parents, and his caring attitude.
Areas of expertise
Childrens Fractures & Injuries
Hip Dysplasia & other conditions
Sports Knee Injuries
Neuromuscular Patients (ie Cerebral Palsy)
Mr Pranai Buddhdev is a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic with expertise in hip and knee disorders in children in addition to neuromuscular and rare conditions. Graduating from Royal Free & University College Medical School in 2008, he maximised his exposure to children's orthopaedic surgery throughout his career as a South East London surgical trainee including time at King’s College & Evelina London Children’s Hospitals in order to gain experience in the multiple sub-specialties including neuromuscular, trauma, foot & ankle, sports knee and hip preservation surgery.Pranai completed the Paediatric Orthopaedic & Young Adult Hip fellowship at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and an international Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship at the world-renowned Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. He was awarded the International Hip Preservation Society Travelling Fellowship in 2019, allowing him to fine-tune his specialist hip preservation and arthroscopy skills at key institutions including Inselpital in Bern, Switzerland, The Steadman Sports Clinic in Vail and Boston Children's Hospital (Harvard).Mr Buddhdev has been a substantive consultant at Mid & South Essex NHS Trust since 2020 with an honorary contract at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. He has a BSc in Orthopaedic Sciences (UCL), an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering and was most recently awarded a distinction in an Executive Masters in Medical Leadership conducted at Bayes Business School, City University, London.He has spearheaded multiple clinical improvement projects, demonstrating his commitment to improving patient safety, efficiency, and satisfaction through the use of the most advanced and up to date methods in treatment. He has popularised the use of guided growth of the hip in patients with neuromuscular diseases and the application of walking hip spica casts for femur (thigh bone) fractures in the UK, substantially decreasing hospital stay length and caregiver burden and was recognised as a ‘best-practice’ case study in the National Paediatric Orthopaedic Get It Right First Time (GIRFT) report.Mr Buddhdev plays a strong role in education & research, sitting on the Education Committee of the British Society of Children's Orthopaedic Surgeons, as podcast host of #ThePaedipodsCast & producer of the Paediatric Orthopaedic Digest, and as faculty on numerous regional, national and international surgical courses for orthopaedic trainees and surgeons.He has been awarded numerous academic and scientific prizes by societies including BOTA, ISHA, BSCOS, ESMAC & Skeletal Dysplasia Group UK for his contributions to scientific research through notable publications. He is currently head of research of his department, and is involved in international collaborative research projects to help improve the understanding of paediatric orthopaedic conditions and outcomes for his patients.His leadership efforts have been recognised through his appointments as co-lead of the Growth & Outreach Pillar of the Hip Hope Network, and for the communications committee of the Global Hip Dysplasia Registry (GHDR) and International Interdisciplinary Committee on DDH Evaluation (ICODE).Mr Buddhdev is dedicated to providing outstanding care for his patients, and prides himself on his bedside manner and communication skills, availability to patients and parents, and his caring attitude.His mission is to help your child ‘function and flourish’ and looks forward to meeting you your family.
Pranai is the host of #ThePaedipodsCast and a producer of the Paediatric Orthopaedic Digest.
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Mr Buddhdev not only a great surgeon, but so amazing with the kids. My daughter had her legs straightened by having plates put in her knee. Within a year they are now lovely and straight!! We can't thank him enough!! It's not often you find doctors as good as him these days and he deserves so much credit for his skill and that of his team.
Written by an NHS patient at Broomfield Hospital, February 2022
After seeing a few different consultants and varying opinions over the last 6 years, Mr Buddhdev has been a ray of sunshine, extremely helpful and proactive. Very personable, friendly and brilliant with children. He made the whole surgery process easier for my son and has been excellent at keeping us informed, explaining what will happen and made sure we were doing well post surgery.Mr Buddhdev is an extremely skilled surgeon who genuinely cares about his patients and we felt safe in his care.
Written by an NHS patient at Broomfield Hospital, July 2022
Absolute dedicated doctor and team around him. Communicated very promptly and with real passion for their roles. Could not recommend them highly enough. Really felt listened to. Many thanks.
Written by an NHS patient at Broomfield Hospital, October 2022
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For all appointments and enquiries, please contact my secretary on 07703 311141, or complete the contact form.Available to see insured and self-pay patients.Fee assured by Aviva, AETNA Global Benefits, AXA Health, VitalityHealth, Healix Health Services and Bupa.
Patients can be seen at the Clementine Chuchill Hospital, Harrow-on-the-Hill.