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Miss Mary O’Brien

Mary O’Brien qualified in 1994 from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London. Her higher specialist training was completed in Plastic Surgery. Following a Fellowship at the Pulvertaft Hand Centre, she was appointed as a Consultant Plastic & Hand Surgeon in 2008.

In October 2020  Mary O’Brien was appointed as President of The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. She is a first female President.


Current memberships include:
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
Royal Society of Medicine
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Derby Medical Society
British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

She has a degree in Medical Law & Ethics and recently published her first book “Plastic and Hand Surgery in Clinical Practice.”

Her interests in hand and plastic reconstructive surgery include Dupuytren’s Disease, cubital and carpal tunnel syndrome, tendon reconstruction and degenerative conditions of the hand (osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis) trigger finger, ganglions, mucous cysts, release of burns contractures and soft tissue reconstruction.

In addition to her interest in hand surgery she provides a plastic surgery soft tissue service to the Royal Derby Hospital and also runs a cosmetic surgery practice.
Contact details. Secretary – Mrs Amanda Naylor
NHS – Tel: 01332 785254
Private – Tel: 01332 890520
Website –
Email – [email protected]