Mr Dan Armstrong

BMedSci , BMBS , MRCS(Ed) , FRCS (Tr&Orth) , Dip Hand Surg

  • Specialities Joint Replacement, Key Hole Surgery, Musculoskeletal, Orthopaedics, Paediatric Hand Surgery, Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Telephone 0300 790 6190
  • Year of first qualification 2002
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 6054806
  • Website
  • Fax 01332 540 107


Mr Armstrong qualified from the University of Nottingham in 2002 with his BMBS qualification along with a BMedSci Bachelors degree. He undertook his basic surgical rotation in the region before spending 18 months as Research Fellow to Professor Frank Burke at the Pulvertaft Hand Centre, then based at the DRI.

Subsequently he attained his registrar training number in the Trent Region and continued to gain more hand surgery experience, working in Derby and then in Nottingham in both hand units.
He was awarded the ATP in Hand Surgery in Oxford, both at the John Radcliffe Hospital and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

He was appointed Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon at the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in 2014.


  • Every Wednesday 19:00 - 21:00
  • Other appointments by request


Current posts

  • Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon at Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Royal Derby Hospital


  • Hand suregry

Personal interests

Mr Armstrong is a keen and proficient singer, often taking up lead roles in productions, including the Theatre Royal, Nottingham.  He is also a keen musician and can be found, work permitting, in the orchestra pit playing violin. He also plays piano, saxophone and guitar amongst others.

Member of

  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Information Commissioners Office (ICO)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE)
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)


Selected Articles include:

The Management of Osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb (Book Chapter).  Burke FD, Armstrong DJG. Bentley (ed.), Surgical Orthopaedics and Traumatology,DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-34746-7_95,# Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg May 2014

Internal Fixation for Treating Distal Radius Fractures in AdultsHoare CP, Dickson DR, Armstrong DJ, Nuttall D, Watts ACCochrane Database of Systematic Reivews 2014, Issue 7. Art. No.:CCD011213 DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011213

Collagenase in Dupuytren’s Disease: A Review of the Literature and Suggested Clinical UseLindau TR, Armstrong DJ, Azzopardi EA, Boyce DEJ Clin Rheum Musc Med 3 (2012):37-46

Differential Gene Expression Analysis of Subcutaneous Fat, Fascia, and Skin Overlying a Dupuytren’s Disease Nodule in Comparison to Control Tissue.Shih B, Brown JJ, Armstrong DJ, Lindau T, Bayat A.Hand (N Y). 2009 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Identification of biomarkers in Dupuytren’s Disease by comparative analysis of fibroblasts versus tissue biopsies in disease specific phenotypesShih B, Wijeratne D, Brown J, Armstrong DJ, Lindau TR, Day P, Bayat A.J Hand Surg Am. 2009 Jan;34(1):124-36

He is also a reviewer for the BMJ.


Mr Dan Armstrong works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health

Mr Dan Armstrong does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Dan Armstrong does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Dan Armstrong does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.