Mr David Smith: General surgery
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Mr David Smith

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • Lower GI surgery

About me

Mr David Smith is a Consultant Colorectal & General Surgeon. He undertook a BSc Honours in Biochemistry before qualifying in Medicine from the University of Liverpool. He undertook Higher Surgical Training in the Manchester region before an Ethicon sponsored Fellowship in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

He was appointed as Consultant Surgeon at Royal Bolton Hospital in 2012. He is the current lead clinician for the management of colorectal cancer.

His practice covers all areas of general and colorectal surgery. He has a specific interest in laparoscopic colorectal surgery for benign and malignant disease combined with enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS).

Mr Smith teaches surgical trainees in all aspects of general, colorectal surgery and endoscopy.

Areas of interest

Hernia surgery (epigastric, umbilical, inguinal, femoral); Haemorrhoids (rubber band ligation, Haemorroidal Artery Ligation Operation - HALO, stapled haemorrhoidectomy, open haemorrhoidectomy); Anal fissure (Botox injection); Anal fistula; Laparoscopy; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Endoscopy (gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy); Polypectomy; Skin lesion excision (sebaceous cyst, lipoma)

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    BMI The Beaumont Hospital (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    BMI The Beaumont Hospital (5-50)

  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (1-5)

    BMI The Beaumont Hospital (1-5)

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)

    BMI The Beaumont Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

    BMI The Beaumont Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

    BMI The Beaumont Hospital (1-5)

  • L7032

    Haemorrhoidal artery ligation operation (including image-guided) +/- recto anal prolapse repair - (1-5)

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

  • H5510

    Laying open of low anal fistula (fistulotomy) +/- insertion of stitch (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

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