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Mr Christopher Duff

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

BM BCh MA(Cantab) FRCSEd FRCSEd(Plast)

Practises at: The Alexandra Hospital


Personal Profile

Mr Christopher Duff is a fully trained and accredited Plastic Surgeon and holds Specialist Registration with the GMC for Plastic Surgery.  He gained specialist training in Hand Surgery at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham and the Children's Hospital, Birmingham in 2006/7. He was appointed to his consultant post in Manchester in 2007.

Mr Duff qualified from Oxford University in 1993 and trained in General Surgical skills in the South West of England.  After a period of research in Skin Lasers in Bristol, he started his specialist training in Plastic Surgery in Manchester and Sheffield in 2000.

Mr Christopher Duff specialises in many aspects of cosmetic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. He offers male breast surgery (e.g. gynaecomastia, breast reduction), abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), body contouring after massive weight loss, eyelid correction (blepharoplasty), labial reduction. Mr Duff also has extensive experience in hand surgery including for example Dupuytren's contracture (Dupuytren's fasciectomy and Dupuytren's fasciotomy), carpal tunnel syndrome and carpal tunnel release, trigger finger treatment, tendon transfer and reconstruction and repair of injured tendons, nerves and bones.

Mr Duff has an active training role and has served as the Regional Training Programme Director for Plastic Surgery for the North West Deanery, chair of the North West Deanery Specialist Training Committee for Plastic Surgery, and a tutor for The University of Manchester and BSSH Hand Diploma. Mr Duff also has a specialist role in the delivery of Skin Oncology (skin cancer treatment such as BCC, SCC and melanoma) in Manchester. He sits on three skin cancer multidisciplinary teams and is a Peer Reviewer for the National Cancer Action Team.

Clinical Interests

  • Aesthetic surgery
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery including brachial plexus surgery
  • Nerve repair
  • Reconstruction
  • Nerve tumours.

Professional Memberships

  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • General Medical Council - Registered with a license to practice, on the Specialist Register (Plastic Surgery) and as a Trainer. GMC No. 4032265
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Medical Association