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Mr Richard Sutton

Consultant General, Breast, and Cosmetic Surgeon

Mr Richard Sutton is a Consultant Breast Surgeon at Sulis Hospital Bath. He has a specialist interest in cosmetic, oncoplastic and breast reconstructive surgery.

After qualifying from St Bartholomew's Hospital, London 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.

Richard 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.

Richard 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

Richard 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.


  • Breast augmentation (enlargement)

  • Breast reduction (mammoplasty)

  • Breast uplift (mastopexy)

  • Gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy)

  • Hernia surgery

  • Inverted nipple correction

  • Male breast reduction (gynaecomastia)

  • Scar revision surgery

  • Skin lesion excision

  • Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty)

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Additional information about Mr Richard Sutton

Consultant General Surgeon at the Royal United Hospital, Bath


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

Immediate and delayed breast reconstruction

Sentinel lymph node biopsy

Pyschological outcomes following breast reconstructive surgery

The British Association of Surgical Oncology

The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic surgeons (allied associate).

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Our Private Patient Advisors are available to answer your questions about becoming a patient on 01225 569 106 from 8am to 7pm during the week and from 9am to 1pm on Saturday.

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships on your left take the first exit on the roundabout into Wellow Lane. Then take the first left into Foxcote Avenue and the Bath Business Park. Sulis Hospital is located immediately on your right hand side and the entrance is opposite the entrance to Mercedes-Benz.


A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses to Peasedown St John. Please note the nearest bus stop is a short walk.