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Mr Simon Smith

Mr Simon Smith
Simon
Smith
BSc, MS, FRCS (Gen Surg), Consultant General Surgeon

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Breast cancer

Overview

Centres

Chelmsford
Chelmsford

Springfield Cancer Centre, Lawn Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 7GU

51.75446159470739, 0.4849599375125666
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Specialises in

Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer

Treatments

Mammography
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Imaging scans
Service/Cancer/Imaging scans/Mammogram
One stop breast clinic
Service
Service/Cancer
Partial Breast Irradiation (PBI)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Partial breast irradiation

Mr. Simon Smith is a Consultant General Surgeon who specialises in breast and endocrine surgery. He qualified from St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington in 1993. Mr. Smith trained in reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery at St. Mary’s, and in oncoplastic surgery at Colchester & St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford. He also trained in endocrine surgery at St. Mary’s, London, and Hammersmith Hospital, the largest endocrine surgical centre in the UK.

Mr. Smith passed the FRCS exam with the highest marks and won the Association of Surgeons Gold Medal for the top position in the UK in the Intercollegiate Surgical Board Examinations in general and breast surgery.

Mr. Smith is the Lead Breast Surgeon at Chelmsford Breast Unit, one of the UK's leading oncological and reconstructive breast units. He performs all aspects of breast surgery including resectional breast surgery for breast cancer and many reconstructive and cosmetic breast procedures.

Mr. Smith has a keen interest in optimising the aesthetic outcome of breast cancer surgery and uses novel techniques such as therapeutic mammoplasty (breast reduction to treat cancer and avoid mastectomy).

Mr. Smith performs a wide spectrum of endocrine interventions (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal surgery) using minimally invasive techniques.

Careerpositions

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • Lead Breast Surgeon at Chelmsford Breast Unit

Year qualified

  • 1993

Education

Year qualified

  • 1993

Residencies

  • Reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery at St. Mary’s, and in oncoplastic surgery at Colchester & St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford
  • Endocrine surgery at St. Mary’s, London, and Hammersmith Hospital

Expertise and interests

Expertise

Interests

  • Breast cancer
  • Oncoplastic Breast and Endocrine Surgery
  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast uplift surgery (mastopexy)
  • Cosmetic breast surgery
  • Diseases of the male breast medical and surgical treatment
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Parathyroid surgery
  • Adrenal surgery (laparoscopic and open adrenalectomy)
  • Pancreatic endocrine tumors

Professional memberships

  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Association of Breast Surgery
  • British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons
  • British Medical Association
  • The Royal Society of Medicine

Accomplishments

Awards

  • ASGBI Gold Medal for Intercollegiate Examination in General Surgery (2003)