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Mr Peter Budny

Consultant Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgeon

BSc(Hons) MBBS MSC (Oxon) FRCS (Plast)

Practices at: The Chiltern Hospital, The Saxon Clinic, The Shelburne Hospital

A photo of Mr Peter Budny

Personal Profile

Mr Budny is a Senior Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon with regional NHS and private practices providing a wide range of surgery for women, men and children. He is the regional Skin Cancer lead and has an expertise in Paediatric Plastic Surgery which he undertakes at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and privately. He is also involved in the national selection and appraisal of Plastic Surgery registrars and consultants.

Mr Budny's website includes a list of procedures he provides, patient interviews & testimonials and before & after photographs.

Mr Budny's professional commitment to quality of care through a meticulous approach and careful surgery using the latest techniques is matched by his commitment to helping clients make the choice that's right for them and ensuring those who decide to proceed are given the best possible advice and attention from initial assessment to treatment and post-operative care.

Mr Budny undertakes

  • Breast surgery (augmentation, reduction, uplift, male breast reduction)
  • Nose surgery
  • Body reshaping surgery (tummy tuck, batwing arm & thigh reduction)
  • Eyelid surgery (excess skin fold/eyelid bag correction)
  • Ear surgery (prominent ear correction, earlobe repair)
  • Skin surgery (mole assessment/removal, benign skin lesion surgery, lipoma removal, skin cancer treatment/surgery/reconstruction, scar management/revision)
  • Children's surgery (cleft lip/palate/nose reconstruction, tongue-tie release, prominent ear correction, mole treatment, foreskin surgery/circumcision, hypospadias reconstruction)
  • Hand surgery (carpal tunnel decompression, trigger finger release, ganglion removal, Dupuytren's contracture surgery)
  • Genital surgery (labial reduction/reconstruction, hypospadias reconstruction, circumcision)

Charity work

Mr Budny worked for many years with Child Care International, a UK charity providing free plastic surgery for babies and children in Pakistan born with cleft lip and palate.

Clinical Interests

Clinical Interests

  • Breast surgery (female and male)
  • Nose surgery
  • Tummy tuck surgery
  • Prominent ear correction
  • Skin surgery - mole assessment and removal, benign skin lesion surgery, lipoma removal, skin cancer treatment, surgery and reconstruction, scar management and revision
  • Children's surgery
  • Batwing arm reduction
  • Eyelid surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Genital surgery 

Special clinical interests

  • Treatment and reconstruction of Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Treatment and reconstruction of Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Treatment and reconstruction of Malignant Melanoma
  • Sentinal Lymph Node Biopsy for skin malignancy
  • Lymphadenectomy for skin malignancy
  • Paediatric plastic surgery
  • Aesthetic surgery including post-weight loss

Research interests

  • Plastic surgery research to develop knowledge and contribute to improvements in technique, treatments and outcomes
  • Regular review and audit of surgery outcomes against national and international standards to ensure they compare very favourably
  • Research and audit topics include:
    • Breast surgery
    • Skin cancer
    • Prominent ear correction
    • Hypospadias
    • Cleft surgery
    • 3D facial imaging
    • Burns
    • Hands
    • Lower limb surgery

Current NHS and /or University Posts

Plastic surgery

  • Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust (Aylesbury, Stoke Mandeville; High Wycombe; Amersham; Milton Keynes; and Newport Pagnell)

Skin cancer

  • Lead Clinician Skin Cancer, Thames Valley Cancer Alliance (TVCA) Specialist Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT)
  • Plastic Surgery Lead Skin Cancer, Local Skin Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Teams (LSMDT) Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust and Milton Keynes Hospital and for the Specialist Skin Cancer Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) for TVCA (East)
  • Deputy Chair and Audit Lead, Thames Valley Cancer Alliance Skin Cancer Provider-based Operational Delivery Group (PODG)
  • Plastic Surgery Thames Valley Cancer Alliance Representative Skin Cancer PODG

Education and training

  • Assigned Educational Supervisor and Clinical Supervisor for Specialist Trainees in Plastic Surgery
  • Consultant and Trainee Appraiser
  • Invited lecturer, peer and para-medical groups
  • Past Council member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), 2011-2016

Useful Links

Press and publications

  • Nominated by patients for the Daily Mail’s Medical Heroes Award
  • Regular contributor to newspaper, magazine and radio programmes, promoting best practice in plastic surgery
  • Featured in two BBC documentaries, ‘Changing Smiles’, which filmed the work of charity missions to rural Pakistan where I operated on children with cleft lip and palate
  • The campaign Think Over Before You Make Over, which I developed for BAPRAS to help patients choose safe surgery and qualified surgeons, was covered extensively in the national press and its advice guides continue to be available to all

Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships

  • GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery (2920524)
  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)
  • British Medical Association
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Craniofacial Society of Great Britain