Consultant Hand Surgeon
MB, BS, MSc (Orth), FRCS
Mr. Peter Magnussen is a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hand, wrist and upper limb conditions. He works in partnership with senior specialised hand therapists and imaging colleagues to offer the very best standard of treatment.
Peter trained in the UK and worked extensively at a missionary hospital in Zululand before returning to the UK to complete his surgical training. He completed fellowships in Australia and Sweden before becoming Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Rowley Bristow Orthopaedic Hospital at St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey, in 1990. In 1995 he moved to the Royal Surrey County Hospital to develop the hand and upper limb service.
He continues to lecture, train and also chairs the Regional Hand Surgery Group, and has published several papers on various aspects of hand and knee surgery.
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Research Society
The British Society for Surgery of the Hand
Mr. Magnussen has published papers on tendon injury, scaphoid reconstruction, knee ligament reconstruction and knee arthroplasty.
He regularly attends British Society of Surgery hand meetings, and also advanced wrist and hand courses both as participant and teacher.
Peter lives in Surrey with his wife. He is a keen golfer and enjoys travelling.
BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital
Guildford Nuffield Hospital
Royal Surrey County Hospital
Phone: 01483 938755