Ricci Plastow

Orthopaedic Surgery

16 years of experience
16 years of experience



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Mr. Ricci Plastow serves as a Consultant Orthopaedic and trauma surgeon specializing in hip and knee reconstructive surgery. He holds a consultant position at The Princess Grace Hospital, affiliated with HCA Healthcare UK, and at University College London Hospitals.

Graduating from Manchester University Medical School in 2008 with an MBBS, Mr. Plastow commenced his training in hip and knee surgery in Manchester. He achieved the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2017 and obtained his consultant certificate in 2019. Further enriching his expertise, he participated in an esteemed fellowship program in Vancouver, Canada, focusing on soft tissue knee sports injuries. Returning to London, he completed a fellowship in arthroplasty and robotic surgery under Professor Haddad for one year.

Mr. Plastow specializes in lower limb arthroplasty surgery and various forms of knee surgery, encompassing hip and knee joint replacements, partial knee joint replacement, robotic-assisted joint replacement, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, multiligament knee reconstruction, meniscal surgery, cartilage surgery (including cartilage restoration treatments), joint preservation through osteotomy, and patellofemoral stabilization (kneecap stabilization).

He holds the role of research lead for the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association (BOSTAA) and serves as the Training lead for the Royal College of Surgeons Robotic and Digital Assisted Surgery (RADAR) group, advancing the use of digital technology in Orthopaedic surgical training within the NHS. Additionally, Mr. Plastow is the lower limb teaching lead for the UCL MSc Orthopaedic course, demonstrating a commitment to educating students from medical school to surgeons in training. His research interests include sports injuries in elite athletes and the advancement of technologies such as robotic surgery.


Hip Surgery, Knee Surgery, Sports Injury

All procedures

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Acetabular Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy
  • Cartilage Surgery (Knee)
  • Custom-Made Knee Replacement
  • Hamstring Repair
  • Hip Arthroplasty
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic Acid, PRP and nStride)
  • Hip Preservation Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
  • Knee Ligament Repair
  • Knee Preservation Surgery
  • Knee Replacement
  • Labral Tear Surgery (Hip)
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Meniscus Tear Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
  • Multiligament Reconstruction
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patella Realignment
  • Patellofemoral Joint Replacement
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction
  • Revision Knee Replacement
  • Revision Surgery
  • Robotic Assisted Hip Surgery
  • Robotic Assisted Knee Surgery
  • Robotic Assisted Partial Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Tendon Repair
  • Total Knee Replacement

All conditions

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
  • Arthritis (Hip)
  • Arthritis (Knee)
  • Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip
  • Femoral Fracture
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement
  • Femur Fractures
  • Hip Deformity
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fractures
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip and Groin Pain
  • Knee Cyst
  • Knee Pain
  • Labral Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporotic Fractures
  • Patella (Kneecap) Dislocation
  • Posterolateral Corner Injury
  • Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)
  • The Young Hip
  • The Young Knee
  • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)





Registered with

General Medical Council: 7017310


42-52 Nottingham Place, London, W1U 5NY


30 Devonshire Street, London, W1G 7AF

  • Wednesday:
    8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £300

New appointment: £200


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5



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