Mr George Smith

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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  • Foot & Ankle

About me

Prior to medical school Mr Smith completed a BSc in Anatomy and an MSc in Sports Medicine. After two years of junior doctor jobs Mr Smith undertook ten years of surgical training based in Edinburgh. He was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2011. Before starting work as a consultant Mr Smith completed four specialist fellowships. These included six months at the Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit and an AO trauma fellowship in Seattle, a unit widely recognised as the home of foot and ankle trauma surgery. He was later awarded a twelve month fellowship at the world renowned Vancouver Trauma Unit where he was taught both trauma and sports injury surgery by world leaders in their respective fields. Finally he spent six months at the Fortius Clinic, London with Mr J Calder specialising in foot & ankle surgery during which time he helped treat many premiership level professional athletes.
Mr Smith has published and presented his research widely at both national and international meetings. He is an invited reviewer for the major British Orthopaedic journal, the JBJS. He has provided lectures and authored book chapters on various topics related to the foot & ankle, trauma and sports surgery.
His NHS practice is dedicated to foot and ankle surgery and is based at the NNUH.

Areas of interest

Mr Smith's practice covers all aspects of foot & ankle surgery and lower limb trauma. Particular interests include sports injuries, complex lower limb trauma reconstruction, surgery for foot and ankle arthritis (including ankle replacements and arthroscopic (key-hole) ankle fusions), complex hindfoot realignment, bunion and failed bunion surgery, arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.

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Procedures completed

  • S7010

    Wedge excision or avulsion of nail (including chemical ablation of nail bed) - (1-5)

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

  • 25022

    Stellate ganglion block (local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

  • W0321

    Osteotomy/ies (eg Scarf and Akin) for Hallux Valgus correction with or without internal fixation and soft tissue correction - (1-5)

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

  • W0300

    Multiple procedure on forefoot, distal to and including the tarsometatarsal joints, which involves at least two distinct procedures not intrinsic to each other - (1-5)

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

  • W0390

    MTP I Joint (metatarsophalangeal joint inter) resurfacing arthroplasty with implant - (1-5)

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

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