Mr Andrew Smith

Consultant general surgeon


Specialises in

  • Gallstones
  • Jaundice and bile duct problems
  • Hernia repair
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic cancer

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I am a consultant general surgeon and have a busy laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery practice. I perform advanced laparoscopic surgery for gallstones, abdominal wall hernias and hiatus hernias (reflux disease). I also perform keyhole surgery for abdominal pain relief.

I qualified at St Mary's in 1991 and joined as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1995.My post graduate training took place in Leicester and Nottingham, including a period of research for a Doctor of Medicine thesis. To complete my training I undertook an advanced HPB and laparoscopic fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA.

In addition to this I perform over 80 major pancreas resections per year.

I am the surgical lead and vice-chairman for pancreatic disease within the Yorkshire Cancer Network. I also have an active research programme in benign and malignant pancreatic disease and medical education.


General Medical Council Number: C3547199

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andrew Smith at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Pancreatic surgery for cancer 
  • Pancreatitis


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Additional information

Clinical interests

General surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Pancreatic and biliary surgery
Gallstone surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons

Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract

Current NHS posts

Consultant general surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Consultant general surgeon, Wharfedale General Hospital, Otley
Honorary senior lecturer, University of Leeds

Contact information

Telephone Insured patients 0113 218 5908/9, self-pay patients 0113 218 5967
Private secretary Liz Power
Private secretary telephone 0113 218 5931
Private secretary email