Professor Frank CT Smith

Professor of Vascular Surgery & Surgical Education


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I 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. I have a full time commitment to vascular surgery, undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and surgical research.

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Clinical interests

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.

Current NHS posts

Professor of Vascular Surgery & Surgical Education.

University of Bristol, School of Clinical Sciences, Level 7 - Bristol Royal Infirmary BS2 8HW, UK.

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

Contact information

Private secretary Tracy Ryan
Private secretary telephone 0750 576 3203
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