Mr Richard C Sainsbury: General surgery

Mr Richard C Sainsbury

General surgery


  • Fee assured
  • Breast specialist

Specialises in

  • Breast surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Video and telephone consultations
  • Breast specialist

About me

Richard Sainsbury qualified in 1977 from University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Medical School and obtained a MD with distinction in 1986.

Richard was Consultant Breast Surgeon at Southampaton University Hospitals NHS Trust and IOW NHS Primary Care Trust having taken up the post in the summer of 2007. He moved there from Royal Free and University College Medical School London where he had been Senior Lecturer, then Reader and Honorary Consultant Surgeon and Head of Breast Services at UCH since 2000. He was previously a Consultant Surgeon in Huddersfield for 12 years. He has retained his ongoing research programme at UCL concerning the mechanisms of breast cancer, and he was involved in advising government bodies on the optimisation of breast services. He has written several books and over 200 scientific papers on breast cancer.

Areas of interest

Breast disease; Breast surgery; Breast reconstruction. Echotherapy

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Procedures completed

  • S4760

    Fine needle aspiration cytology - (1-5)

    108 Day Surgery Centre (1-5)

  • XR180

    Ultrasound guided drainage of fluid collection - (1-5)

    108 Day Surgery Centre (1-5)

  • T9020

    Sentinel node mapping and sampling with blue dye and radioactive probe for breast cancer - (1-5)

    Spire Southampton Hospital (1-5)

  • B2820

    Wide local excision of breast +/- local mobilisation of glandular breast tissue to fill surgical cavity - (1-5)

  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    108 Day Surgery Centre (1-5)

  • B2919

    Mastectomy and immediate reconstruction of breast using fixed prosthesis and acellular dermal matrix (ADM) - bilateral - (1-5)

    Spire Southampton Hospital (1-5)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)

    Spire Thames Valley Hospital (1-5)

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