About

Name:

Richard Dafydd Price

Qualifications:

MBBS (Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School, London)

MD (Doctorate of Medicine; Research at University of London)

FRCS (Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, England)

FRCS(Plast) (Intercollegiate Examination in Plastic Surgery)

Certificate of Completion of Training in Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Early Surgical Training

After Medical School, Mr Price began his surgical training in Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire, and then moved to London for his general surgical training including Breast Surgery, Renal Transplantation, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Vascular Surgery and Accident & Emergency. He then commenced his Plastic Surgery training in Billericay, then Chelmsford before commencing a period of formal research.

During his time in research Mr Price worked on a material known as Hyaluronic Acid – used today in the dermal filler Restylane®. At the end of his period of research, Mr Price attained the qualification of Doctorate of Medicine from the University of London. Shortly thereafter he began his Registrar training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in the North West region (Manchester & Preston).

During his Registrar training Mr Price undertook fellowships with Professor Ian Taylor in Melbourne, Australia, with Mssrs McGeorge, Whitby & Hancock, an aesthetic fellowship, and finally a year-long fellowship with Mr Katsaros in Adelaide, Australia specialising in Head & Neck Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery and Facial Reconstruction.

Current Positions

Mr Price was appointed in October 2006 as a Consultant in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, a position he took up on 1st February 2007. As well as his Cosmetic Surgery interests his specialist interests in the NHS include Head & Neck Reconstruction and Facial Reconstruction. He is the lead surgeon for Facial and Head & Neck Reconstruction in Cambridgeshire.

Mr Price sits on the Specialist Advisory Committee in Plastic Surgery (Royal College of Surgeons of England) as the BAPRAS representative. The committee’s role is to oversee the training of the next generation of Plastic Surgeons, setting standards for training, developing the curriculum and monitoring training programmes in the UK and Ireland.

Media

Mr Price is regularly asked to provide comment on plastic and cosmetic surgery issues for local and national newspapers, magazines, television and radio. See examples.

Awards

‘Cosmetic Surgeon of the Year – Cambridgeshire’
Private Healthcare Awards 2017, Global Health & Pharma