Mr James W Smellie: General surgery
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Mr James W Smellie

Mr W James Smellie

General surgery

 

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  • Endocrine

About me

I am a general surgeon and have worked in a central London teaching hospital for 15 years. I specialise in thyroid, endocrine and hernia surgery. For the thyroid surgery I see patients and operate if they require thyroidectomy or partial thyroidectomy for goitres, thyrotoxicosis and thyroid cancer. I operate and remove parathyroid glands for patients with hypercalcaemia and hyperparathyroidism.

I also specialise in hernia surgery and perform mesh repairs of inguinal hernia; incisional hernia; umbilical hernia; epigastric hernia; femoral hernia. Although I have considerable laparoscopic expertise I think patients are better treated by a small incision open operation and I reserve laparoscopic repairs for special cases

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Thyroid; parathyroid; adrenal; endocrine surgery; hernia; inguinal hernia. I am a general surgeon and specialise in surgery of glands particularly thyroid; goitre; multinodular goitre; toxic goitre; graves' disease' hashimoto's disease; autoimmune thyroiditis; thyroglossal cyst; thyroid cyst; colloid goitre; thyroid cancer; papillary thyroid cancer. Also parathyroid adenoma; hyperparathyroidism; hypercalcaemia. I treat most types of hernia including inguinal hernia; epigastric hernia; umbilical hernia; incisional hernia; open hernia repairs with mesh.

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