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Mr Dan Armstrong

Consultant Orthopeadic Hand and Wrist Surgeon
BMedSci, BMBS, MRCS (Ed), FRCS (Tr & Orth), PGCert Med Ed, Dip Hand Surg

Practising at

Spire Nottingham Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Dan Armstrong at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - hand and wrist

Other treatments

  • Cubital tunnel syndrome (open and endoscopic release)
  • De Quervains disease
  • Hand and wrist arthritis
  • Small joint replacement
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Wrist instability
  • Hand and wrist fractures (including treating complications)
  • Lumps and bumps in the hand and wrist
  • Musicians hand problems

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon working primarily in the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby. I graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2002. I undertook a period of research with Professor Frank Burke in the Pulvertaft Hand Centre, along with clinical subspeciality training in Nottingham and Derby.

I was also the Nationally appointed Hand Fellow in Oxford at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and John Radcliffe Hospital.

My practice is entirely hand and wrist with no general orthopaedic commitments. I see the full breadth of hand and wrist problems but have a special interest in wrist problems and have a significant proportion of patients who I treat following wrist fractures that have had problems since their injury. This includes rebreaking wrists that may have set in problematic positions, problems with plates and screws, carpal tunnel following a wrist fracture and tendon ruptures associated with their fracture (both operated on and conservatively managed).

I have successfully completed the British Post Graduate Diploma in Hand Surgery, awarded by the University of Manchester.


Clinical Interests

Arthroscopy
Hand surgery
Wrist surgery

I have an interest in minimally invasive techniques including needle aponeurotomy and collagenase for Dupuytrens disease and endoscopic (keyhole) carpal and cubital tunnel releases / decompressions. I also undertake wrist arthroscopy and where indicated, other joints of the hand.

Private contact details

Telephone 0115 937 7801
Website http://handprocedures.com/
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Qualification and professional memberships

BMedSci / University of Nottingham / 2000
Bachelor of Medical Sciences

BMBS / University of Nottingham / 2002
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

MRCS (Ed) / The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 2006
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (Edinburgh)

FRCS (Tr & Orth) / The Royal Colleges of Surgeons / 2012
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

PGCert Med Ed / University of Nottingham / 2013
Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education

Post Graduate Diploma in Hand Surgery / University of Manchester / 2015
Post Graduate Diploma


Professional memberships

British Society for Surgery of the Hand
Information Commissioner’s Office
British Medical Association
Medical Protection Society

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Current NHS posts

Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Royal Derby Hospital

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Personal Profile

I am married with two young children. With the remaining time I am a keen singer and actor, performing regularly on the stage including at the Theatre Royal Nottingham. I am a self confessed Musical Theatre Nerd and enjoy getting to see live theatre as much as possible.

I am also currently Vice-President of Nottingham Operatic Society.

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