Mr Alexander Armstrong

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgeon in Plymouth

BMedSci(Hons) BMBS MSc(Burn Care) FEBHS FRCS(Plast)

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Mr Alexander Armstrong is a certified and highly skilled consultant plastic, reconstructive and hand surgeon based in Plymouth. He has a decade of experience in plastic surgery.  He provides skin cancer and mole removal, adult and paediatric hand surgery, hypospadias surgery, and gender reassignment (FTM) top surgery. Mr Armstrong is certified by the Royal College of Surgeons in all areas of Cosmetic Surgery. He specialises in cosmetic surgery for the face, breast and body. 

He is also offers services as expert witness and in medicolegal work.

Mr Armstrong originally qualified from the University of Nottingham, with intercalated BMedSci and BMBS degrees. Following his initial appointments, including a registry year in Australia, Mr Armstrong completed his core surgical training in Exeter and his higher plastic surgery training on the prestigious Oxford Rotation. This included instruction in the renowned plastic surgery units of Exeter, Chester, Oxford, Portsmouth, Liverpool, Stoke Mandeville, and the famed Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

Internationally, Mr Armstrong successfully undertook specialist training in Australia as well as in the USA, before joining a charitable plastic surgery mission to Cambodia. Upon his return to the UK, Mr Armstrong accomplished a subspecialist fellowship at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, where he focused on hypospadias, limb differences, vascular anomalies and skin lesions in children. Mr Armstrong was awarded a travelling fellowship later on to further his expertise in hypospadias surgery in seven units in England, with the support of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons.

Committed to high-quality care, Mr Armstrong is also involved in the regulation, legislation and improvement of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic services in the UK. He has previously sat on the British Associations of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons professional standards committee, is on the board of the Joint Council of Cosmetic Practice, and is also a founding trustee of the Cosmetic Practice Standards Authority, which notably developed the criteria for non-surgical cosmetics. Additionally, Mr Armstrong has served as an advisory specialist for the Care Quality Commission since 2017.

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17/05/2024

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Would definitely recommend the time and care I was given was excellent

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11/05/2024

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I found Mr Armstrong made me feel at ease throughout the initial consultation and on through the operation and subsequent follow up appointments. He was professional in all respects. I would definitely recommend him.

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01/05/2024

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Mr Armstrong is amazing, I saw him for a problem with my hands and he went through the diagnosis and possible treatments with me explaining it in a way I understood. 100% would recommend him to friends and family, he is so approachable and I felt completely at ease with him.

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26/04/2024

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Outstanding service from initial consultation through to treatment. Alex works with integrity and compassion at all times accompanied by a wealth of knowledge.


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