Consultant Profile

Mr Richard Sainsbury

Mr Richard Sainsbury MB BS, MD, FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Breast care
    • General surgery
      • Breast surgery
    • Plastic Surgery
      • Breast surgery
    Special clinical interests:
    Sentinel node biopsy
    Breast reduction
    Research interests:
    DNA cell cycle control
    Proteomics of breast cancer
    Current NHS and /or university posts:
    Consultant Surgeon and Honorary Reader in Surgery
    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
    British Association of Surgical Oncolgogy
    American Association for Cancer Research
    Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
    Contact Details 
    Private secretary telephone number:
    023 8076 4967
    Private secretary fax:
    023 8091 4418
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:
    Mr Richard Sainsbury qualified in 1976 and trained in Newcastle Upon Tyne. He became a Consultant in 1988. Mr Sainsbury's first post was in the only district hospital which was site specialised and he developed the breast team there.

    Mr Sainsbury moved to University College London in 2000 and headed the breast team until 2007.

    His interests include:
    - sentinel node biopsy (I taught in the national training scheme)
    - reconstruction

    Mr Richard Sainsbury performs all aspects of breast surgery including augmentations (enlargements), mastopexy and reductions.

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    Mr Richard Sainsbury

    Mr Richard Sainsbury Breast care, General surgery & Plastic Surgery Consultant, Southampton, Hampshire, private hospital specialist.

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