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Mr W James B Smellie

FRCS(Gen) MD(Cambridge)

Consultant Endocrine and General Surgeon

Specialty
  • General surgery
Sub-Specialties
  • Bariatrics, Colorectal
Fixed Price Packages

Self-Pay options available: This consultant offers some treatments at a fixed price

About

  • Biography icon plus

    Mr James Smellie is a Cambridge University educated Consultant General Surgeon. He specialises in the treatment of thyroid, parathyroid and endocrine disease and hernia surgery (with a particular interest in umbilical hernia surgery as well as male and female inguinal hernia; recurrent hernia and incisional hernia repairs) for both NHS and private patients in London. With over 18 years consultant experience, Mr Smellie is dedicated to providing the most appropriate treatment for all his patients.

    Mr James Smellie has an NHS practice at the Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust Hospital, London, where he has worked for 18 years having built up a large thyroid surgical practice. He operates on private patients at the Lister Hospital Chelsea.

    In 1988, Mr Smellie trained at St Thomas's Hospital London, St Georges Hospital London, the Royal Postgraduate Medical School Hammersmith and the Royal Marsden Hospital London after receiving his degree with honours in Medicine from the University of Cambridge and completed his USA foreign medical examinations at the same time.

    In 1992, Mr Smellie became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), and undertook further training and medical research at the Medical College of Virginia USA, The Mayo Clinic, USA and the Institute of Cancer Research at the Royal Marsden Hospital London.

    In 1999, Mr Smellie received his Doctorate degree from the University of Cambridge, for Cancer Radioimmunotherapy based on research performed at the Institute of Cancer Research, Royal Marsden Hospital, and specialist certificate in Endocrine Surgery from the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of the UK. He is on the specialist register of the GMC as a general surgeon.

    Mr Smellie's research has been widely published in medical journals in endocrine disease and cancer related topics and he regularly attends conferences/updates to enhance his practice. Mr Smellie is above all committed to providing the most appropriate, research based care and strong team working especially with endocrinologists. He attends weekly multidisciplinary meetings that have clinicians from different specialities coming together to make decisions about your care. At the heart of this decision making is the best possible outcome for the patient.
    Mr Smellie has a particular interest in the cosmetic effects of surgery on patients.

  • Clinical interests icon plus

    • Endocrine
    • Thyroid
    • Parathyroid
    • Adrenal surgery
    • Hernia Surgery

Practice locations

NHS base

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust

Mr W James B Smellie Fixed Price Packages

At HCA UK we recognise the importance of giving our patients peace of mind. That's why our guaranteed fixed prices are fully inclusive, with no hidden extras.

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