Mr Philip Turton

MBChB, FRCS Ed, FRCS (Gen Surg), MD (Hons)


If you have any worries about the BRCA1 and the BRCA2 gene which has been discussed in the media recently related to breast cancer, please ring our enquiry department on 0113 388 2067 to arrange a consultation with Mr Turton, specialist Consultant Breast surgeon.

Mr Turton is a specialist consultant breast, oncoplastic and aesthetic breast surgeon. He qualified at the University of Leeds medical school in 1992. Mr Turton has trained in the major centres in Yorkshire and visited leading centres in the USA as part of a travelling fellowship. He developed interests in all aspects of breast disease, both benign and malignant.

He has a special interest and dedicated practice in cosmetic breast surgery and oncoplastics. This includes breast reductions, breast mastopexy, symmetrisation and in particular breast augmentations. Mr Turton offers a comprehensive breast service. Other subspecialty interests include thyroid and hernia surgery. Mr Turton has a very large clinical practice which he inherited from Mr Brennan, his predecessor, teacher and colleague.

Mr Turton provides a clinic for all aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital, including:

If you would like an informal chat about any procedure please call Gerry Charles, Specialist Breast Care Nurse, on 0113 388 2193 or 07827 807952.

For a complimentary 10 minute one to one with this consultant, please call our team on: 0113 388 2067 or email:


  • Weekly Saturday daytime


Current posts

  • Consultant Breast and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon - Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer in Surgery for Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Personal interests

Mr Turton is married (his wife is a GP partner in Tadcaster). They have two children. Mr Turton's hobbies include running, scuba diving and parachute jumping for relaxation. Mr Turton recently completed the three peaks 24 hour challenge (Snowdon, Scarfell Pike, Ben Nevis!)

Member of

  • British Association of Aesthetic Breast Surgeons
  • Association of Breast Surgery
  • British Association of Surgical Oncology


Mr Philip Turton works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • WPA

Mr Philip Turton does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Philip Turton does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Philip Turton does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.