Mr Dan Armstrong


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

GMC number: 6054806

Practising since: 2002


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Tuesdays 08:30 - 12:30
  • Alternate Wednesdays 18:00- 20:30
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Mr Armstrong is a Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon and also Honorary Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham, Medical School. He undertook basic surgical rotation in the East Midlands 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 Nottingham 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.

Special interests

  • Hand surgery

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.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Dan Armstrong at Nuffield Health

  • Blood test
  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Nerve conduction study
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Local anaesthetic
  • CT scan (or CAT scan)
  • Dupuytren's fasciectomy
  • Bone Graft
  • Osteotomy
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Amputations
  • Hand surgery
  • MRI scan
  • Phlebotomy
  • X-ray
  • Trauma reconstruction
  • Trapeziectomy
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Ultrasound
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Dan Armstrong works with


    Rykneld Road, Derby, DE23 4SN

    01332 540100
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Related experience


Selected Articles include:

Fractures of the forearm and carpus. Armstrong DJ. Surgery (Oxford) Volume 34, Issue 3, March 2016, Pages 115 - 121.

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

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.


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

Other posts held

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

Insurers Mr Dan Armstrong works with

Mr Dan Armstrong works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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.