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Mr Richard Smith

Obstetrics and gynaecology

 

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About me

I trained as a doctor in Glasgow and in London, obtaining my MRCOG in 1988 and graduating with an MD from the University of Glasgow on cervical cancer, immunity and infection in 1992.

Thereafter, I worked as lecturer and senior lecturer at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School.I then became Director of Gynaecology at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and became visiting associate professor at NYU Medical Centre in New York.

For the last 6 years, I have been based at the West London Gynaecological Cancer Centre, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital, Imperial College London. I was made an adjunct associate professor at NYU Medical Centre.

I have a long running interest in doctor / patient communication and am the series editor for a series of books entitled Patient Pictures which has sold 240,000 copies.

I am the founder of the UK Uterine Transplantation charity and leader of the research team, a project I have been involved with for the past 15 years.

Areas of interest

Immunity and infection; Colposcopy (examination of cervix and vagina); Oncology - surgical

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Procedures completed

  • P2730

    Colposcopy (+/- biopsy, polypectomy or vulvoscopy) - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (5-50)

  • Q1802

    Hysteroscopy with resection of fibroids (excluding morcellation) +/- insertion of Mirena coil - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (5-50)

  • Q1800

    Hysteroscopy (including biopsy, dilatation, +/- cauterisation, curettage and resection of polyp(s) +/- Mirena coil insertion) - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (5-50)

  • Q0740

    Total abdominal hysterectomy (+/- oophorectomy) +/- ureterolysis - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • XR121

    Unilateral image guided vacuum assisted excision of breast lesion (with biopsy) - (1-5)

  • Q0790

    Laparoscopic total hysterectomy (+/- oophorectomy) +/- ureterolysis - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • Q1280

    Introduction of a mirena coil - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • Q0230

    Cauterisation of lesion of cervix uteri (+/- loop diathermy, colposcopy or polypectomy) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • M4510

    Diagnostic endoscopic examination of bladder (flexible cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • P0600

    Excision of lesion of vulva - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • Q2230

    Laparoscopic oophorectomy and salpingectomy, +/- biopsy eg. omentum, peritoneum, lymph node (as sole procedure) - bilateral - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

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