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Bruce Richard

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

, West Midlands

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Bruce Richard: Plastic Surgeon in the West Midlands

Mr Bruce Richard is a highly experienced general plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Birmingham Children's Hospital and University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Queen Elizabeth. With a special interest in facial surgery, he offers facial rejuvenation, rhinoplasty, prominent ear correction, body contouring and correction for foot drop as a result of nerve damage.  He has expertise in adult and children's facial reconstruction, especially cleft lip and palate, ear deformities (e.g. bat ears) and nose reconstruction.


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Training and experience

Mr Richard qualified in 1980 from St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London and then completed six years of general and plastic surgery training. Mr Richard has a commitment to improving health in less developed countries and spent nine years in Nepal setting up a department of plastic and reconstructive surgery for the Government of Nepal.  On returning to the UK he completed a further three years of higher plastic surgery training, passed the Intercollegiate College Exam in Plastic Surgery and gained a Master of Surgery degree for his research thesis on the facial nerve. He now visits Nepal regularly in his role as lead educator for the postgraduate plastic surgery programme at Kathmandu University.

Mr Richard's NHS work as Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Birmingham Children's Hospital and University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust includes the treatment of children and adults with facial deformities and he is actively involved in research into the causes and treatment of cleft palate and into the development of techniques for facial nerve reconstruction. He also carries out muscle transplants for re-animating the face to create a smile after facial nerve paralysis.

Mr Richard is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons.  He performs in the region of 125 facial cosmetic procedures a year.

Procedures offered

Mr Richard offers a range of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures to enhance or correct the face and body, including:

  • Facial cosmetic procedures
  • Cosmetic procedures for the body

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I specialise in

  • Ear pinning
  • Eye bag removal
  • Facelift
  • Nose enlargement and reshaping

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Consultation prices

Mr Bruce Richard offers private cosmetic surgery as well children's surgery for birth defects.

  • Initial consultation fee: £150
  • Follow-up consultation fee: £90

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What patients say about Bruce Richard

"I feel very lucky that I chose the best; Mr Bruce Richard is an amazing surgeon and I felt confident in his abilities. Since the surgery I feel more confident and happy within myself. I can't stop smiling at my new nose!"

by Zoe

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Accreditation and admitting rights

Bruce Richard is an accredited consultant for the following hospitals, clinics and groups...

Professional details



Qualified in 1980

Registrations and licensing

  • General Medical Council (GMC)

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Memberships and associations

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