Consultant Profile

Mr George Smith

Mr George Smith BSc Hons), MMedSci (Sports Med), MBChB, DRCOG, FRCS Ed (Trauma and Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Norwich Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Ankle surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Foot Surgery
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

All aspects of foot & ankle surgery and lower limb trauma
Particular interests include:
Sports injuries
Complex lower limb trauma reconstruction
Surgery for foot and ankle arthritis (including ankle replacements and arthroscopic (key-hole) ankle fusions)
Complex hindfoot realignment
Bunion and failed bunion surgery
Arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust.

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

General Medical Council
British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01603 255 574
Private secretary:
Gilly Cunningham
Private secretary telephone number:
01508 480 481
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Prior to medical school Mr Smith completed a BSc in Anatomy and an MSc in Sports Medicine. After two years of junior doctor jobs Mr Smith undertook ten years of surgical training based in Edinburgh. He was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2011. Before starting work as a consultant Mr Smith completed four specialist fellowships. These included six months at the Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit and an AO trauma fellowship in Seattle, a unit widely recognised as the home of foot and ankle trauma surgery. He was later awarded a twelve month fellowship at the world renowned Vancouver Trauma Unit where he was taught both trauma and sports injury surgery by world leaders in their respective fields. Finally he spent six months at the Fortius Clinic, London with Mr J Calder specialising in foot & ankle surgery during which time he helped treat many premiership level professional athletes.

Mr Smith has published and presented his research widely at both national and international meetings. He is an invited reviewer for the major British Orthopaedic journal, the JBJS. He has given lectures and authored book chapters on various topics related to the foot & ankle, trauma and sports surgery.

His NHS practice is dedicated to foot and ankle surgery and is based at the NNUH.

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Mr George Smith

Mr George Smith Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Norwich, private hospital specialist.

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