Mr John Targett is a highly skilled consultant orthopaedic surgeon based in Essex. He specialises in knee and hip replacements, arthroscopic knee surgery and ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction as well as treating back pain and sports injuries. He has extensive experience in all aspects of knee surgery and works close with physiotherapists to give his patients the best recovery possible after their surgery.
Mr Targett qualified from St. Mary's Hospital Medical School (University of London) in 1983, before training in orthopaedic surgery at St George's teaching hospital. In 1995, he completed the Higher Orthopaedic Fellowship and that same year received an appointment as an orthopaedic consultant at Basildon Hospital, where he still practises today, and he held the position of Director of Orthopaedics from 2003-2008 and again from 2012-2013. He is also a member of the British Orthopaedic Association.