Toby Richards

General Surgery

29 years of experience
29 years of experience


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Professor Toby Richards holds a BSc., MBBS., MRCS., FRCS., MD., and FRACS. He occupies the Lawrence Brown Chair in Vascular Surgery and holds honorary professorships at the Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology, University College London (UCL), and in Anaesthesia at Monash University.

Trained at St Bartholomew's Medical School, London, he graduated in 1995 with distinction. Following surgical training in Oxford, he pursued advanced vascular fellowships in Nottingham and Melbourne. With ten years of practice as a consultant at UCLH, he was appointed full Professor at UCL in 2015, later assuming a five-year post as the Lawrence Brown Chair in Vascular Surgery in Australia.

Specializing in vascular surgery, Professor Richards is accredited in the UK (FRCS) and Australia (FRACS), boasting two decades of experience in open and endovascular techniques. He has played a pivotal role in pioneering endovascular surgery, integrating carotid and stroke pathways, and managing complex venous disease and DVT.

With a wealth of experience, expertise, and knowledge in patient care, Professor Richards offers comprehensive opinions and treatment options in both open and endovascular surgery, ensuring the best care for his patients' health and welfare.

Additionally, he focuses on clinical trials and translational research, leading teams dedicated to addressing clinical problems. He has led clinical trials units at UCL and UWA, specializing in patient-centered research and translational science. His research has garnered over $20M in funding, resulting in over 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts with more than 12,000 citations and 30,000 downloads, including groundbreaking trials and international guidelines published in journals such as The Lancet and British Journal of Surgery.

Professor Richards is available for consultations and advice both online and in person at 101 Harley Street and The Princess Grace Hospital.

Specializing in venous disease, carotid disease, aortic disease, and peripheral vascular disease, his treatments include varicose veins management, venous insufficiency, acute and chronic DVT management, carotid endarterectomy, carotid stenting, AAA open and EVAR, lower limb bypass, minimally invasive angioplasty, stenting, atherectomy, shockwave therapy, and diabetic foot disease.


Vascular Surgery

All procedures

  • AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation) Treatment
  • Angioplasty
  • Bypass Surgery for Blocked Arteries
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Carotid Surgery for Stroke Prevention
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Endoscopic Vein Surgery
  • Endovascular Stent Graft
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
  • Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Excision of Benign Lesions
  • Excision of Sebaceous Cysts
  • Foam Sclerotherapy
  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating) Treatments
  • Keyhole Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Microsclerotherapy for Thread Veins
  • Pelvic Vein Embolisation
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (Angioplasty and Stenting)
  • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
  • Varicose Veins Surgery
  • VenaSeal for Varicose Veins
  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • AVM (Arterivenous Malformation)
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Tumours
  • Aorto-iliac Disease
  • Arm Artery Disease
  • Arterial Ulcers
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Claudication
  • Critical Leg Ischaemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (Blood Clot)
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Gangrene
  • Ischaemia
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Lipodermatosclerosis
  • Lymphoedema
  • Mesenteric Ischemia
  • Painful Legs
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Peripheral Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Phlebitis
  • Reno-Vascular Conditions
  • Spider Veins
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Swollen Feet & Ankles
  • Swollen Legs
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thread Veins
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Ulcers





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Chelsea Bridge Road, London, SW1W 8RH


42-52 Nottingham Place, London, W1U 5NY


Consultation Fees

New appointment: £250

Follow-up appointment: £180


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