Mr Philip Turton

Mr Philip Turton

General surgery 03613582

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Breast specialist
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network
Breast specialist

Specialises in

  • Breast surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Breast specialist


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

He is a Senior Consultant Breast Surgeon specialised in the Breast, Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Cosmetic Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer Surgery and Diagnostic Breast Surgery.

His career began at the Leeds School of Medicine in 1992; he completed higher surgical training in General Surgery with a Special Interest in Breast Surgery in 2003. He was appointment as a Consultant Breast Oncoplastic & Reconstructive Breast Surgeon at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust in 2004, where he works as part of a multidisciplinary team of breast specialists.
He has carried out thousands of breast cancer, reconstructive and cosmetic breast operations and has superb outcomes and exceptional patient feedback; see examples here: He has a national reputation as a technically experienced breast oncoplastic, reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgeon.

His work is subjected to annual audit and whole practice appraisal; he was the first Specialist Breast Surgeon in the UK to obtain the Royal College of Surgeons Certification for Cosmetic Breast Surgery in 2018.

He is a senior course faculty member for the University of East Anglia Breast Oncoplastic Masters degree, a core committee member for the Aesthetic Breast Surgery group of the Association of Breast Surgery and a national trainer for Breast Oncoplastic Specialists. He lectures on Reconstructive and Aesthetic Breast Surgery and is actively involved in several Breast Research Trials. He is recognised nationally and is often asked to give second opinions, and to carry out complex revisions for cosmetic breast and reconstructive breast surgery cases. He acts as a medicolegal expert for both aesthetic breast and reconstructive breast surgery. He has served on the MHRA expert advisory group on breast implant lymphoma and is the first author on the published UK guidelines.

Mr Turton gives detailed, accurate information to patients who find that he is an excellent communicator and who gets consistently good outcomes.

Areas of interest

Breast; Breast pain; Breast lump; Nipple; Mastitis; Breast infection; Breast problems; Breast surgery; Breast reconstruction; Cosmetic Breast Surgery; Breast Augmentation; Breast Enlargement; Breast Implants; Breast uplift (mastopexy); Breast reduction; Redo Breast Reduction; Exchange of Breast Implants; Capsulectomy and Exchange of Breast Implants; Mastopexy-Augmentation; Male Breast Surgery; Gynaecomastia; Nipple inversion; Correction of Breast Asymmetry; Nipple reconstruction; tuberous breasts; Breast Reconstruction; Revisional Breast Reconstruction; Revision breast augmentation; Revision implant surgery; Removal of breast implants; Capsulectomy; Family history of breast cancer; Breast infection; Breast cancer surgery; Mastectomy; Skin Sparing Mastectomy; Nipple sparing mastectomy; Implant ADM reconstruction; Armpit lump; axilla; lymph node; breast screening; breast checkup' Breast implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma; BIAALCL

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