Mr Richard Karoo
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
MBChB, MRCS (Eng), MPhil, FRCS (Plast)
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Richard Karoo at Spire include:
Spire Cardiff Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBChB / University of Leicester / 1997
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MRCS (Eng) / Royal College of Surgeons of England / 2001
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
MPhil / Plastic Surgery & Burns Research Unit, University of Bradford / 2004
Masters in Philosophy
FRCS (Plast) / Royal College of Surgeons of England / 2010
Joint intercollegiate award of Fellowship to the Royal College of Surgeons as a Specialist in Plastic Surgery
Clinical lead for Reconstructive Head and Neck Plastic Surgery of the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery
I am published and co-authored in over 50 articles for journals including:
I undertook my scientific research in The Plastic Surgery and Burns Research Unit in Bradford, investigating wound healing models for the production of biological Skin Substitutes. I recently acted as a peer reviewer for the International Journal of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery.
Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery, Morriston Hospital, Swansea
I enjoy spending my spare time with my wife and children, eating out and watching films at the cinema.