Consultant Profile

Professor Frank CT Smith

Professor Frank CT Smith BSc MD FRCS FEBVS (Hon)
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Vascular surgery
    Special clinical interests:

    Aortic, carotid and lower limb arterial surgery, varicose veins and revision venous surgery, thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhydrosis/thoracic outlet syndrome

    Research interests:

    Attenuation of myointimal hyperplasia in arterial bypass grafts, aortic aneurysm screening, systemic effects of arterial surgery and peripheral vascular disease.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Professor of Vascular Surgery & Surgical Education
    University of Bristol, School of Clinical Sciences, Level 7,
    Bristol Royal Infirmary BS2 8HW, UK

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Member of Council, Section of Surgery, Royal Society of Medicine
    Member of Court of Examiners, Royal College of Surgeons, England
    Member of Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
    Member of Council of Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland


    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0117 980 4070
    Private secretary telephone number:
    0117 980 4075
    Private secretary fax:
    0117 973 9596
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Frank Smith trained comprehensively in general and vascular surgery in posts in the West Midlands, Edinburgh, Bristol and the South West. Specialist vascular and endovascular training was undertaken during a Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Travelling Fellowship to the United Sates in 1996, to Boston, Denver, Los Angeles and Seattle. He has a full time commitment to vascular surgery, undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and surgical research.

    Personal profile:

    When away from work Frank's interests include flying, as a multi-engine qualified private pilot, competitive skydiving and triathlon.

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    Professor Frank CT Smith

    Professor Frank CT Smith Vascular surgery Consultant, Bristol, private hospital specialist.

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