Mr Christopher Duff

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 breast surgery (e.g. breast augmentation, asymmetry correction, gynaecomastia, breast reduction), abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), body contouring after massive weight loss, facial rejuvenation, 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, trigger finger treatment, tendon transfer and reconstruction and repair of injured tendons, nerves and bones.Christopher also has an interest in Laser Skin Rejuvenation, using fractionated CO2 laser resurfacing, which he offers through the Lynton Clinic.

Mr Duff has an active training role and is the Regional Training Programme Director for Plastic Surgery for the North West Deanery 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.

Professional Membership



  • GMC Specialist Registrar for Plastic Surgery

  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand

  • Medical Protection Society

Clinical Interests



  • Cosmetic surgery

  • Laser skin rejuvenation

  • Skin oncology

  • Hand surgery

  • Major nerve and brachial plexus injury

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