Mr Adrian Richards


  • MBBS
  • MSc
  • FRCS (Plast.)

GMC Number: 3286812

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About Mr Adrian Richards

Completing his medical training in 1988, Mr Adrian Richards has specialised in plastic surgery since 1999, with special interests in breast surgery and abdominoplasty. He started his surgical career at Stoke Mandeville NHS Trust before opening his own private practice, Aurora Clinics which then became part of The Private Clinic in 2016.

Mr Richards has carried out over 10,000 breast surgery procedures including breast enlargement, breast implant removal, breast implant replacement, breast reduction, breast uplift and breast auto augmentation surgery procedures. He also specialises in inverted nipple repair and nipple reduction surgery.

Mr Richards has posted thousands of breast operation videos and tummy tuck videos on YouTube, visit The Private Clinic YouTube channel and Auroras YouTube channel for further clinical insight.

Mr Richards has received many acknowledgements from the press such as ‘Home Counties Leading Plastic Surgeon’ by The Daily Mail and ‘Leading UK Breast Surgeon’ by The Independent on Sunday). He has also written a best-selling book ‘Keynotes on Plastic Surgery’ which is read by many surgeons in training.

Mr Adrian Richards was recently featured in The Tatler Beauty & Cosmetic Surgery Guide 2023 in a top doctor three-page spread. Find out more here.

Mr Adrian Richards consults in Bucks, London Harley Street and Northampton.

A breast enlargement consultation with Mr Adrian Richards includes a free Crisalix breast implant simulation to help you envision what different-sized implants would look like. Mr Richards often advises that patients have this simulation before their initial consultation to help aid their research and set realistic expectations. Find out more here.

Mr Richards prides himself on offering an unparalleled service. This includes regularly refreshing his knowledge to include the most up-to-date techniques to consistently improve the surgical results he is able to offer his patients.

See Mr Richard’s 12-part video series for a step-by-step guide on what to expect during your Breast Augmentation journey click here

Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council (GMC) – GMC Number: 3286812
  • The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Member (BAAPS)


  • RealSelf Top 100 Most Influential Cosmetic Doctors 2014
  • RealSelf Hall of Fame 2018
  • Home Counties Leading Plastic Surgeon, The Daily Mail
  • Leading Breast Surgeon UK, The Independent on Sunday
  • Commended Award, Consultant Surgeon of the Year 2021, Aesthetic Awards
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Before/after photos performed by Mr Adrian Richards

RealSelf Patient Reviews of Adrian Richards, MBBS, MSc

Treatments performed by Mr Adrian Richards

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Breast Augmentation

Breast enlargement involves the surgical addition of implants to improve the shape, size, fuller appearance, or more symmetrical look of your breasts.

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Inverted Nipples Correction

Correcting inverted nipples are a quick and simple procedure which may be performed under local anaesthetic.

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Breast Asymmetry Correction

Breast asymmetry is usually a result of puberty or hormonal changes but there are conditions that directly cause asymmetric breasts including Poland Syndrome.

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Breast Auto-Augmentation following breast implant removal

Improve the shape of your breasts without an implant.

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Breast Implant Replacement

As your body ages and following childbirth, implants that were once a perfect fit may no longer suit your body shape.


Implant Removal

Breast implant removal may also be referred to as explant surgery and is the process where breast implants are removed from the body and not replaced.

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Breast Uplift

Breast uplift, Breast lift or Mastopexy surgery can offer you a great way to regain your body confidence, giving you fuller-looking breasts and correcting their positioning on your body for a more uplifted appearance.

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Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

The solution is an abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck (mini tummy tuck), which will give you a flatter, firmer abdomen.

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Earlobe Repair Surgery

The earlobe is the lower, fleshy part of the ear that is sometimes pierced. The area consists of a delicate piece of skin that is made up of fat and skin.

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Breast Reduction Surgery

If your breasts are causing you health or cosmetic problems, Surgical Breast Reduction (Mammoplasty) might be the best option for you.

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Tuberous Breast Correction

Tuberous breasts, also known as tubular breasts, constricted breasts or breast hypoplasia is an abnormality of the breast shape.

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Nipple Reduction

Overly large nipples can cause a great deal of concern to some patients either due to discomfort or increased visibility when wearing certain types of clothing.

Research led by Mr Adrian Richards, Professional Recognition and Press

  • Key Notes on Plastic Surgery, 2nd Edition – Mr Adrian Richards & Hywel Dafyff
  • The Last Word: Improving Methods of Consent – Aesthetics Journal – Mr Adrian Richards & Dr Natalie Blakely
  • The ‘A-Lift’ – Aesthetics Journal – Mr Adrian Richards
  • Hyaluronidase – Aesthetics Journal – Mr Adrian Richards & Melanie Recchia
  • Facing the Future – Aesthetics Journal – Mr Adrian Richards, Amanda Cameron, Dr Mike Comins, Dr Nick Lowe, Dr Sarah Tonks, Sharon Bennett
  • Surgical or Non-Surgical? Knowing When to Use the Knife – Aesthetics Journal – Mr Adrian Richards
  • Breast Surgery – Aesthetics Journal – Mr Adrian Richards
  • The Men Who Rebuild Breasts – Evening Standard
  • Cutting Edge: The Dos and Don’ts of Cosmetic Surgery – Daily Mail
  • Seen on Channel 4’s How Not to Get Old
  • Seen on Channel 4’s Bodyshockers
  • Tatler Beauty & Cosmestic Surgery Guide 2023 – Investigations: Goodbye Push Up Bra – Tatler Magazine