Consultant Profile

Mr Neil Smith

Mr Neil Smith MS MA (Oxon) FRCS (Gen Surg)
Practicing at:
Spire Gatwick Park Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Coloproctology
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Minimal access surgery
Special clinical interests:
Coloproctology, Endoscopy, Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, Hernia
Research interests:
Colorectal cancer
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant general and colorectal surgeon Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Insured - 01293 778 919; Self funding - 01293 778 906
Tuesday and Friday
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Neil Smith is a consultant general and colorectal surgeon at Spire Gatwick Park hospital in Horley, Surrey. He was born and grew up in Kent, and studied medicine at Wadham College, Oxford University, where he undertook an intercalated Master of Arts degree for which he was awarded a ‘First’. He completed his clinical studies for the MB BS degree at St. George’s Hospital Medical School, in London, graduating in 1996 with Distinctions in final examinations in four subject areas including Surgery. He was awarded Honours in three of these (Surgery, Medicine, and Obstetrics & Gynaecology) by the University of London.

Postgraduate surgical training was completed in hospitals in London and Surrey, and Mr Smith spent 2 years in full-time cancer research at the Royal Marsden Hospital, investigating the significance and detection of blood vessel invasion in colorectal (bowel) cancer. For his thesis he was awarded a doctoral masters degree (MS, Master of Surgery) by the University of London in 2009.

Mr Neil Smith was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon at Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and Spire Gatwick Park Hospital in 2008. Experienced in general and colorectal surgery, including hernia repair, haemorrhoid and fistula surgery and colonoscopy, he has developed particular expertise in laparoscopic colorectal surgery for both benign and malignant bowel diseases.

Personal profile:

Neil is married to a Surrey-based GP and has three children. He plays the guitar, and participates actively in both his local church community and his children’s swimming club.

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Mr Neil Smith

Mr Neil Smith General surgery Consultant, Horley, Surrey, private hospital specialist.

General surgery at Spire Gatwick Park

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