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Richard Young studied medicine at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. After qualifying he returned to teach at Cambridge University and tutor at Downing College before starting his general surgical training at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.
Mr Young went on to complete specialist training and higher surgical training in Hong Kong, London and Belgium working in some of the world’s most renowned hospitals such as Great Ormond Street, The Royal Marsden and The University Hospital, Gent. He was awarded the specialist fellowship in Plastic Surgery, FRCS (Plast), in 2007 and gained his Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in 2008 with entry on to the GMC Specialist Plastic Surgery register. The same year he was appointed as a Consultant in the Craniofacial Plastic Surgery Department at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London where his NHS practice is still based.
Mr Young undertakes craniofacial, facial, body cosmetic rejuvenation utilising non-surgical and surgical techniques in addition to adult and paediatric general plastic and reconstructive surgery. He has a special interest in facial reconstruction from birth defects, skin cancer and trauma. In addition to this he cares for patients with facial palsy. He is a core member of the Skin Cancer Team at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and works closely with consultant colleagues in oculoplastic surgery, ENT, maxillofacial and neurosurgery.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
Adult and paediatric general plastic and reconstructive surgery
Craniofacial reconstruction including:
- Facial fractures & post-trauma reconstruction.
- Neurofibromatosis & vascular anomalies.
Skin surgery and reconstruction including:
- Skin cancer, post-Mohs repair. Skin Cancer MDT member.
- Skin lesions, scar treatments & skin checks.
Cosmetic rejuvenation including:
- Facelift, eyelids, brow lift, fat transfer and facial implants.
- Prominent ear correction & split ear lobes.
- Facial fillers
- Breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift and fat transfer to breast.
- Liposuction & abdominoplasty
- Lipoma Removal
- Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
- Breast Augmentation (Enlargement)
- Breast Augmentation Mastopexy (Enlargement & Lift)
- Breast Implant Exchange
- Breast Implant Removal
- Breast Reduction
- Breast Uplift Surgery (Mastopexy)
- Brow Lift
- Cosmetic Breast Surgery
- Ear Lobe Reconstruction
- Excess Skin Removal
- Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
- Face Lift
- Facial Reconstruction
- Fat Transfer to Breasts
- Lip Enhancement
- Mole Removal
- Scar Revision Surgery
- Skin Grafts
- Video Consultation
- Basal Cell Carcinoma
- Breast Asymmetry
- Epididymal Cysts
- Skin Cancer
- Skin Tags
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
Primary Medical Qualification
BM BCh 1993 Oxford University
The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS)
Specialist Register of the General Medical Council (GMC)
Mr Young is a very able and trustworthy surgeon & I fully recommend him.
I have known Richard for many years; having worked together in many of the same hospitals. As well as having great technical skill and experience, I know his patients find him to be kind, thorough and compassionate