Mr Richard Sainsbury

Consultant Breast and Reconstruction Surgeon

Richard Sainsbury

Mr Richard Sainsbury is a consultant breast and reconstruction surgeon at 108 Harley Street since 2000.

He qualified in 1977 from University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Medical School and obtained a MD with distinction in 1986. He was a consultant breast surgeon at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust and IOW NHS Primary Care Trust in 2007.

He moved from Royal Free and University College Medical School London where he had been Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Surgeon and Head of Breast Services at UCH since 2000, having been previously been a Consultant Surgeon in Huddersfield for 12 years.

He has retired from the NHS and is now full time in the private sector.

Mr Sainsbury has retained his ongoing research programme at UCH 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 published over 150 scientific papers on breast cancer.

Areas of Specialist Interest

  • breast surgery
  • breast reconstruction
  • endocrine therapy
  • benign and malignant breast disease
  • breast disease