Mr Richard Sainsbury, Breast Surgeon
Mr Richard Sainsbury MB BS MD FRCS
Mr Sainsbury is a recommended Breast Surgeon
Mr Richard Sainsbury - Discusses his role at 108 Harley Street
Areas of expertise
- Breast disease
- Breast surgery
- Breast reconstruction
- Sentinel node biopsy
Recommendations for Mr Sainsbury
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❝Very experienced surgeon who has done pioneering work in breast cancer surgery.❞
by Mr Debashis Ghosh, Breast Surgeon
❝Recommended breast surgeon❞
About Mr Richard Sainsbury
GMC number: 2379724
Year qualified: 1977
Place of primary qualification: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Practising full time in the private sector having recently retired as Consultant Breast Surgeon at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust and IOW NHS Primary Care Trust, Mr Richard Sainsbury has extensive experience of managing both benign and malignant breast disease. His interests include sentinel node biopsy, reconstruction and augmentations (enlargements), mastopexy and reductions.
Mr Sainsbury qualified in medicine in 1976 and trained in Newcastle Upon Tyne. He became a Consultant in 1988 and, in his first post, he developed the breast team at the only district hospital that was site specialised. He moved to University College London in 2000 and headed the breast team until 2007 when he relocated to Southampton University Hospitals.
Mr Sainsbury has retained his ongoing research programme concerning the mechanisms of breast cancer. He is also actively involved in advising government bodies on the optimisation of breast services. He has written several books and many scientific papers on breast cancer.
Areas of expertise
- Benign and Malignant breast disease
Other specialists recommended by Mr Sainsbury
❝A first-class colleague with a marvellous patient-centred approach to the treatment of breast disease.❞
❝A first-class dermatologist who has helped many of my patients.❞
❝Marvellous with patients.❞