Mr Smellie

  • Thyroid
  • Parathyroid gland
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Adrenal glands disorders
  • Hernia

Mr James Smellie

GMC: 3281491

Mr James Smellie is a leading London general surgeon with particular expertise in endocrine surgery. He specialises in thyroid and parathyroid issues and surgical treatment of hernias, including inguinal and umbilical hernias. Highly qualified and experienced, he is known for delivering top patient care and is dedicated to providing the most appropriate treatment for each individual case.

Mr Smellie is a Cambridge graduate, having received his honours degree in medicine there. He then underwent further clinical training at several prestigious hospitals in London, such as St Thomas'. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in 1992 and completed further training and research at the University of Virginia USA, The Mayo Clinic, USA and the Institute of Cancer Research at the Royal Marsden Hospital London, before receiving his medical doctorate (MD) from the University of Cambridge.

A widely published researcher, Mr Smellie is a surgeon at the forefront of his field, using the latest technologies and techniques to give his patients the best care and treatment possible for their case.
  • Professional experience

    • Consultant General Surgeon, Chelsea Outpatient Centre (Lister Hospital) (present)
    • Consultant General Surgeon, Chelsea and Westminster (present)
    • Consultant Endocrine Surgeon, Bupa Cromwell Hospital (present)
  • Education

    • MB BChir, University of Cambridge (1988)
    • FRCS (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons) (1992)
    • MD, University of Cambridge (1999)
  • Professional membership

    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)
    • British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid surgeons
    • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society

 Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Adrenal glands disorders
  • Appendicitis
  • Gastric band
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Lipoma
  • Lymph nodes
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Morbid obesity
  • Multinodular goitre
  • Obesity surgery
  • Parathyroid gland
  • Parathyroid gland surgery
  • Parotid gland
  • Parotid gland surgery
  • Salivary gland surgery
  • Simple goitre
  • Skin cancer
  • Thyroid
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Thyroid gland surgery
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Thyroiditis
  • Umbilical hernia

Make an appointment


  • Chelsea Outpatient Centre
    280 King's Rd, Chelsea SW3 5AW - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02039657525
  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
    369 Fulham Rd, Chelsea SW10 9NH - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02039657526
  • Bupa Cromwell Hospital
    164-178 Cromwell Rd, Kensington SW5 0TU - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02039657536


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