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Mr Simon Smith

General surgery

 

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  • Breast specialist
Overview

Specialises in

  • Breast surgery
  • Endocrine

Bupa specialist

  • Breast specialist

About me

Simon Smith is Lead Breast Surgeon at Chelmsford Breast Unit. The Unit treats over 425 new cases of breast cancer per year, and he himself treats more that 100 cases himself per year.

His particular interest is in optimising the aesthetic outcome of breast cancer surgery. This not only involves breast reconstruction, but also improving the outcomes of breast conserving surgery utilising novel techniques such as Therapeutic Mammoplasty (Breast Reduction to treat cancer and avoid mastectomy)

In addition, Simon trained at the Hammersmith Hospital in Endocrine Surgery, and currently has a large and growing workload in thyroid and parathyoroid surgery, often utilising minimally invasive techniques when performing such procedures.

Areas of interest

Breast Cancer Surgery; Endocrine disorders; Breast Reconstruction; Endocrine Surgery; Thyroid Disease; Parathyroid surgery; Adrenal Surgery; One Stop Breast Assessment; Gynaecomastia; Male breast disorders; Cosmetic Breast Surgery; Breast Reduction, Breast Augmentation, Mastopexy (Breast lift)

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Procedures completed

  • T9020

    Sentinel node mapping and sampling with blue dye and radioactive probe for breast cancer - (5-50)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • B2760

    Skin/nipple sparing mastectomy (including axillary node biopsy) - (5-50)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • B2820

    Wide local excision of breast +/- local mobilisation of glandular breast tissue to fill surgical cavity - (5-50)

  • L9180

    Insertion of implantable central venous port (portacath) e.g Port-a-Cath under image guidance - (1-5)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • B3035

    Removal and/or reinsertion of prosthesis into the breast (including capsulectomy) - bilateral - (1-5)

  • B3034

    Removal and/or reinsertion of prosthesis into the breast (including capsulectomy) - unilateral - (1-5)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • B3014

    Reconstruction of breast using expandable prosthesis (including delayed reconstruction) - (1-5)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • B3017

    Reconstruction of breast using fat transfer (including delayed reconstruction) - (1-5)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • B3015

    Reconstruction of breast using fixed prosthesis (including delayed reconstruction) - (1-5)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • S4740

    Drainage of large subcutaneous abscess/haematoma - (1-5)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • B3140

    Therapeutic mammoplasty for breast cancer - (1-5)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

  • T8520

    Block dissection of axillary lymph nodes (axillary clearance) levels 1 to 3 - (1-5)

  • S5524

    Burn excision (wound/scar) trunk & limbs (not more than 2% of body area) - (1-5)

    Springfield Hospital (1-5)

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