Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon
Official Qualifications:
MB BS, BSc (Hons), MEd, DIC (Merit), FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Contact Address:
Zenith Medicolegal
71-75 Shelton Street

Areas of Expertise:

Mr Bhalla qualified in 2005, and has been in practice for 15 years. He is working as a full time Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon specialising in Spinal Surgery. He has training and expertise in all forms of Orthopaedics, and Spinal surgery. As he is fellowship trained working in a tertiary referral centre as part of a major trauma centre (MTC) within the NHS, he is well suited to giving expert opinions on a variety of spinal conditions.

His areas of expertise and interest include:

Spinal Conditions:

Neck injuries including whiplash.
Spinal cord injuries.
Spinal trauma including spinal fractures.
Neck pain and back pain.
All degenerative spinal conditions.
Sciatica, spinal stenosis, cervical myelopathy, cervical radiculopathy.
Spinal deformity, scoliosis.
Spinal surgery, including revision spinal surgery.
Spinal tumours (cancer).
Spinal infections.
Orthopaedic Conditions:
Musculoskeletal injuries.
Soft tissue injuries.
Lower limb fractures.
Upper limb fractures.
Orthopaedic surgery.
Foot and ankle injuries.
Hand and wrist trauma/injuries.
Road traffic accidents.
Personal injury.
Public hazard injuries.
Work place accidents.
Professional Memberships:
The British Scoliosis Society.
The British Association of Spinal Surgeons.
The Scoliosis Research Society.
The Royal College of Surgeons of England (Fellow).
AO Spine.

The British Medical Association. e has engaged in formal training in report writing and has successfully completed the Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate, including training on report writing, courtroom skills and cross examination in court; and examinations on civil procedure and law.

Furthermore, he has a passion for a deeper understanding of medical law and has now completed a formal qualification, the LLM at Cardiff University, the “Legal Aspects of Medical Practice”. He has completed the 3-year program, with a specialized dissertation in spinal surgery and surgical consent. He is also a lecturer at Keele university and participates in the teaching of undergraduate students in medical ethics and healthcare law. He is also now studying part time for the Capsticks Diploma in clinical risk and claims management.

He is willing to accept instruction on the full range of spinal conditions listed above. He is the managing director of Zenith Medicolegal LTD, and take instruction on negligence, medical malpractice, personal injury, liability and causation reports, and surgical errors, in all fields of Orthopaedic and Spinal surgery.

He is fully conversant with Part 35 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR 35), the Practice Direction (PD35) and the Pre-Action Protocols. If there are any conditions not listed please get in touch.

Additional Information:
Regional Limits:
GB Wide
Additional Languages:
Lawyer Consultation:
15 minutes free of charge discussion:
Expert Witness Work:
Single Joint Expert:
Legal Aid Work:
Criminal Cases:
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Personal Injury:
Expert Witness Activity:
Single Joint Expert:
How many times have you attended court: 1
(Past 3 years)
How many expert reports have you written: 150+
(Past 3 years)


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