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Mr James Smellie

BA (Cambridge) MB BChir (Hons) Doctorate of Medicine (Cambridge) FRCS (Gen Surg)
Consultant Endocrine & Hernia Surgeon

Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute

Sees patients at Cleveland Clinic London Hospital , Portland Place Outpatient Centre

Speaks English, French

Clinical Interests

  • Adrenal Tumours
  • Hernia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Goitres
  • Thyroid Tumours
  • Thyrotoxicosis


  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery
  • Tracheostomy

Biography & Education

About Mr James Smellie

After training in Cambridge and London as an undergraduate, Dr James Smellie spent 6 months in the USA as a surgical trainee before returning to continue training as a surgeon in London, Oxford and Lillle, France. He did a travelling Fellowship in the Mayo Clinic prior to receiving his Doctorate from the University of Cambridge from research in the Immunology department of the Royal Marsden Hospital. He has been the senior endocrine and thyroid surgeon at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London for the past 20 years. Dr Smellie is also lead for hernia surgery have a particular interest in redo inguinal; female and umbilical hernia surgery. He has extensive laparoscopic experience and uses this for adrenal surgery. Outside of work he loves to ski as a family.

Research & Publications

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Professional Memberships

British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons, British Hernia Society, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, USA

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NHS Base

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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