Mr Andrew Smith: General surgery

Mr Andrew Smith

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • Hepatobiliary

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About me

Andrew Smith has been a Consultant HPB and General surgeon at St James's Hospital, Leeds for the past 11 years.
Prior to appointment he had undertaken training in Leicester, Nottingham and an advanced HPB fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, USA. He undertook a period of research at Nottingham University culminating in an MD awarded with distinction.
Mr Smith is currently the Lead Clinician for Pancreatic and Upper GI surgery at St James's. He has significant experience in pancreatic diseases (cancer and benign) and gallstone disease, as well as broader general surgical conditions including hernia. He sees complex patients from across the UK and from overseas.
Mr Smith has research interests in pancreatic cancer, gallstone disease and patient reported outcomes.
Currently he is the Honorary Secretary for both the Pancreas Society of Great Britain and Ireland and the Pancreatic Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology. He is also the North-East representative for the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Areas of interest

GALLSTONE SURGERY - laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic bile duct exploration;

PANCREAS SURGERY - surgery for pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cysts and chronic pancreatitis;

HERNIA SURGERY - Inguinal, umbilical, femoral and epigastric. Keyhole and open operations;


THORACOSCOPIC SPLACHNICECTOMY: procedure for relief of chronic abdominal pain.

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Procedures completed

  • J1880

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (1-5)

  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

  • T2620

    Repair of recurrent incisional or ventral hernia requiring mesh - (1-5)

  • H0210

    Appendicectomy - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • T2781

    Repair of epigastric hernia - (1-5)

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