Mr Andrew Smith

General surgery

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  • Hepatobiliary

About me

Andrew Smith has been a Consultant HPB and General surgeon at St James's Hospital, Leeds for the past 13 years.

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. The majority of cases he perfoms via keyhole surgery.

Mr Smith is currently the Lead Clinician for General surgery and acutes at St James's.
and A at St James's. He has recently been elected the AUGIS Education,Training and Research Lead. He is on the GBIHPBA national committee. He has been the Honorary Secretary for both the Pancreas Society of Great Britain and Ireland and the Pancreatic Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology.

Mr Smith has research interests in pancreatic cancer, gallstone disease and training. He has been awarded Clinical Associate Professor by the University of Leeds.

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.

Areas of interest

GALLSTONE SURGERY - laparoscopic cholecystectomy ( keyhole) , laparoscopic bile duct exploration;

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

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

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