The Manchester Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns

Mr Anuj Mishra

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgeon


Mr Mishra is a Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgeon. He studied at medical school in Delhi University and went on to complete his Masters in Surgery and Plastic Surgery. After his initial training in the prestigious plastic surgery units in Chelmsford and Swansea, he was appointed to the Mersey Plastic Surgery Registrar Training scheme where he underwent six years of plastic surgery training and was involved in clinical research with over 100 research paper presentations and publications.

After completing his hand fellowship in Liverpool, he was then appointed to Advanced Training hand fellowship in Birmingham where he successfully undertook his British and European Hand Diploma exams in 2013. He then went on to develop his specialist interest in peripheral nerve surgery and refine his skills in major trauma management and microsurgical reconstruction.

Mr Mishra was awarded the Douglas Murray Travelling award to travel to Bangkok to expand on his brachial plexus and peripheral nerve interest. He was also awarded FESSH travelling award to travel to Paris to further develop his interest in hand and peripheral nerve interest before commencing his Consultant job at the University Hospital of South Manchester in 2014. He currently divides his time working at Wythenshawe Hospital, Salford Royal Infirmary, and Trafford General Hospital within the NHS. He is a founding member of the Manchester Hand Centre, which has the goal of centralising and driving excellence in NHS hand surgery across Manchester

Mr Mishra is passionate about teaching and training and actively teaches higher surgical trainees as a matter of course, and has presented more than 150 papers both nationally and internationally. He has published more than 50 peer reviewed articles and has contributed to book chapters, and is involved in the assessment of higher surgical trainees nationally. He was awarded the certificate of excellence in education by the North West School of Surgery in 2015.

Mr Mishra’s areas of particular interest are complex and microsurgical limb reconstruction, brachial plexus and peripheral nerve surgery, and he undertakes this alongside managing all common hand conditions including trauma and emergencies.

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