Mr Richard Sutton is a Consultant Breast Surgeon at Circle Bath Hospital. He has a specialist interest in cosmetic, oncoplastic and breast reconstructive surgery.
Mr. Sutton qualified from St Bartholomew's Hospital, after which he went on to complete his Basic and Higher Surgical training in London Deanery. He completed his Breast Surgical Oncology training at the Royal Marsden and Charing Cross Hospitals (London) and the Royal Adelaide Hospital (Australia) as well as Breast Oncoplatic, Reconstruction and Aesthetic Training as a Clinical Fellow in St Andrews Department of Plastic Surgery, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford.
Mr. Sutton is now the Clinical Director for the Breast Unit at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. For breast cancer surgical management, he offers treatment through breast conservation surgery, lumpectomy and mastectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsies. The multi-disciplinary team also have extensive experience with the use of pre-operative treatment of breast cancer including endocrine therapy and chemotherapy ('neoadjuvant'). His surgical skills were recognized at a national level in an article written in the Daily Mail in 2010.
In his practice, Mr. Sutton is actively involved with research into improving outcomes for breast cancer treatment, being the lead clinician at the RUH for a number of multi centre national research trials. He has an increasing commitment to surgical training at a local, regional, national and international level. He has been on the teaching faculty for a number of national courses in oncoplastic & reconstructive breast surgery. Since 2012, he has been the Director for The Speciality Skills course in Reconstructive Breast Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
- Breast augmentation (enlargement)
- Breast uplift (mastopexy)
- Gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy)
- Hernia surgery
- Inverted nipple correction
- Male breast reduction (gynaecomastia)
- Scar revision surgery
- Skin lesion excision
- Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty)
- Breast reduction (mammoplasty)
- Immediate and delayed breast reconstruction
- Skin sparing mastectomy
- Expnander-implant based reconstruction
- Nipple reconstruction
- Areola Tattoo
- Breast Asymmetry
- Tissue flap Reconstruction
- Risk Reducing (prophylactic) mastectomy
- Reduction and Augmentation Surgery