Dr Chris Richard

Consultant in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care
GMC No.: 2616993

Dr Chris Richard is a Consultant at Borders General Hospital, and offers anaesthetist-led conscious sedation for patients at Vermilion.

Dr Richard graduated from St.Andrews and Manchester Universities, obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) in 1992. He is on the Specialist Register of the GMC with a Licence to Practice. He has been providing sedation for dental and oral surgery procedures in the Scottish Borders since 1991. As well as working for NHS Borders, in the last few years he has provided anaesthetic services to NHS Western Isles, NHS Highland and the Falkland Islands Health Service.

Sedation techniques for oral and dental surgery have become more refined and advanced over the years he has been providing the service. Having a Consultant Anaesthetist administer sedation offers patients complete reassurance that they will receive the highest standard of medical attention during their surgery with the oral surgeons at Vermilion.