James Smellie

Contact information

T: Secretary 020 8746 8463
E: james.smellie@chelwest.nhs.uk




Endocrine, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery

Professional expertise

  • 50-100 Thyroid & parathyroid & salivary gland surgeries a year
  • 100 Gastric band surgeries a year
  • Laproscopic Cholecystectomy & Hernia Surgery


Mr Smellie is the Endocrine Surgeon for the combined medical and surgical endocrinology service and specialises in small incision surgery for endocrine surgical disease. He has 13 years consultant experience in this field at the Chelsea and Westminster. Mr Smellie also performs surgery for obesity related endocrine disease and specialises in laparoscopic gastric band surgery in the integrated weight management surgery service. He also specialises in the surgical treatment of hernia including reoperative surgery.

Other contributions

Clinical Director Surgery.


BA Cambridge. MB BChir Cambridge. FRCS(Gen) Doctor of Medicine

GMC number



British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid surgeons. British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society