Mr Peter Russell

Plastic surgery 04192909


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
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  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hand surgery

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

Anaesthetists worked with

  • Mr Peter Russell has worked with Dr Madan Thirugnanam at the following hospitals:

    • Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)
  • Mr Peter Russell has worked with Dr Navneet Narula at the following hospitals:

    • Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)
  • Mr Peter Russell has worked with Dr Botros Sameh at the following hospitals:

    • Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)
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

  • T5410

    Dupuytren's subcutaneous fasciotomy - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

  • S2500

    Local flap - less than 9cm2 - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

  • T5202

    Dupuytren's fasciectomy palm only - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

  • S0652

    Removal of benign lesion on trunk or limbs greater than 10 cm in diameter or on scalp greater than 5 cm in diameter (excluding lipoma) - (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)

  • W6912

    Total synovectomy of small joint - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

  • T7231

    Open release of constriction of sheath of tendon (e.g. trigger finger) - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

  • S0643

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - four or more, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

  • T6520

    Tendon sheath injection of therapeutic substance including Viscosupplement +/- image guidance - (1-5)

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

  • T5223

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

    Royal Derby Hospital (1-5)

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