Mr Peter Russell

Plastic surgery 04192909


  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hand surgery


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Russell is the clinical director of the Pulvertaft Hand Surgery Centre in Derby. This is the largest dedicated Hand Surgery Centre in the UK. Mr Russell was appointed as a Consultant Hand and Plastic Surgeon in 2008. He has extensive expertise in the treatment of hand injuries and their sequelae; he has a tertiary referral practice accepting complex cases from all over the Midlands. In addition to hand surgery he also assists the lower limb surgeons on reconstruction of complex soft tissue leg injuries.

As a fully trained plastic surgeon on the GMC specialist register Mr Russell also has an interest in scars and adverse scarring. He holds a Masters degree in surgical science and his research focused on the pathophysiology of the scarring process.

Mr Russell also has additional professional responsibilities as a trained member of the Fitness to Practice assessor for the GMC. Mr Russell is also the Departmental College tutor in Hand surgery.

Areas of interest

Hand surgery; Dupuytren's contracture; carpal tunnel syndrome; nerve and tendon injuries;cubital tunnel syndrome; nerve compressions, needle aponeurotomy; hand pain; tingling hands; pins and needles in hands; Collagenase; Xiapex; hand arthritis; numb hands; finger injuries

Medical secretaries

My qualifications & training
My private practice
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • S4480

    Removal of foreign body in deeper tissue - (1-5)

  • T5410

    Dupuytren's subcutaneous fasciotomy - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

  • T5222

    Dupuytren's dermofasciectomy and graft, or for recurrent disease - single digit - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

Report this page Edit details Print page

The information contained on Finder is submitted by consultants, therapists and healthcare services, and is declared by these third parties to be correct and compliant with the standards and codes of conduct specified by their relevant regulatory body. Bupa cannot guarantee the accuracy of all of the information provided.

You can find out more about the information on Finder and our website terms of use.