Mr James Smellie, Endocrine Surgeon

Mr James Smellie BA MB BChir(Hons) MD FRCS (Gen)

Endocrine Surgeon

Areas of expertise

Recommendations for Mr Smellie

These recommendations are for information purposes only. Doctors providing recommendations do so in good faith and are not responsible for clinical outcomes.

Recommended by:

  • by Dr Marcus Harbord, Gastroenterologist

  • by Mr Niall Kirkpatrick, Plastic Surgeon

  • Address

  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

    369 Fulham Road, London, GB, SW10 9NH

  • The Lister Hospital (Thursday lunchtime)

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, GB, SW1W 8RH

  • Bupa Cromwell Hospital (Thursday evening)

    164-178 Cromwell Road, London, GB, SW5 0TU

  • Chelsea Outpatient Centre (Monday and Thursday)

    280 King's Rd, London , GB, SW3 5AW

  • Chelsea And Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

    Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London, Greater London, SW10 9NH

  • About Mr James Smellie

    GMC number: 3281491

    Year qualified: 1988

    Place of primary qualification: University of Cambridge

    Mr James Smellie is a Cambridge University educated Consultant General Surgeon. He specializes in the treatment of thyroid and endocrine disease and hernia surgery. Mr Smellie has an NHS practice at the Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust Hospital, London, where he has worked for 14 years. He also privately operates at the Lister Hospital Chelsea, the BUPA Cromwell Hospital, Kensington, and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital.

    Having received his honours degree in Medicine from the University of Cambridge in 1988, Mr Smellie trained at St Thomas's Hospital London, St Georges Hospital London, the Royal Medical School Hammersmith and the Royal Marsden Hospital London.

    Mr Smellie became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in 1992, and undertook further training and medical research at the University 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 College of Surgeons.

    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. 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.


    Areas of expertise

    • Nodular thyroid disease
    • Thyroid cancer surgery
    • Graves' disease
    • Benign thyroid goitres
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hernias
    • Hypercalcaemia
    • Adrenal laparoscopic surgery
    • Paediatric thyroid surgery
    • Endocrine surgery
    • Hernia
    • Gallbladder
    • Gastro-intestinal (upper) surgery
    • Bariatric surgery

    Other specialists recommended by Mr Smellie

  • Dr Inaki Bovill,

    Recommended consultant general physician

  • Dr Pallav Lalji Shah, Consultant General Physician

    Recommended consultant general physician

  • Prof. Mark Johnson,

    Recommended obstetricst & gynecologist.

  • Simon James Jordan,

    Recommended cardiothoracic surgeon

  • Prof. Paris Tekkis, Colorectal Surgeon

    Recommended colorectal surgeon

  • Dr Marcus Harbord, Gastroenterologist

    Recommended gastroenterologist

  • Mr David Nott, Colorectal Surgeon

    Recommended colorectal surgeon

  • Dr Matthew Foxton, Gastroenterologist

    Recommended gastroenterologist

  • Dr Michael Anderson, Gastroenterologist

    Recommended gastroenterologist

  • Mr David Scott-Coombes,

    Recommended endocrine surgeon

  • Miss Nicola Roche, General Surgeon

    Recommended breast surgeon.

  • Mr Oliver James Warren, General Surgeon

    Recommended general surgeon

  • Nebil Behar,

    Recommended general surgeon

  • Mr Satvinder Mudan, General Surgeon

    Recommended general surgeon

  • Mr Nigel Davies, Ophthalmologist

    Recommended ophthalmologist

  • Mr Richard Young, Plastic Surgeon

    Recommended plastic surgeon

  • Mr Niall Kirkpatrick, Plastic Surgeon

    Recommended plastic surgeon

  • Mr Jeremy Thompson, General Surgeon

    Recommended general surgeon

  • Mr Evangelos Efthimiou, General Surgeon

    Recommended general surgeon

  • Sarah Catherine Mills,

    Recommended general surgeon

  • Mr William Grant,

    Recommended ent specialist

  • Prof. Margaret Callan, Rheumatologist

    Recommended rheumatologist

  • Dr Nilesh Morar, Dermatologist

    Recommended dermatologist

  • Dr Francis Matthey,

    Recommended haematologist

  • Dr Ian Gabriel,

    Recommended haematologist

  • Jan Olaf Jansen,

    Recommended neurosurgeon.

  • Dr Nicola Bridges, Paediatrician

    Recommended paediatrician

  • Dr Carl Brookes, Cardiologist

    Recommended cardiologist

  • Dr Michael Pelly, Geriatrician

    Recommended geriatrician

  • Mr Nigel Mendoza,

    Recommended neurosurgeon

  • Mr Bijan Khoubehi,

    Recommended urologist