Chelsea and Westminster

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

Our Consultants

James Smellie

Consultant General Surgeon

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


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.

Professional expertise

  • 50-100 thyroid, parathyroid and salivary gland surgeries a year
  • 100 Gastric band surgeries a year
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Hernia Surgery

Other contributions

Clinical Director of Surgery

Professional memberships

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

Our Consultants

We provide to our private patients the very best Consultant-led care, delivering world-class clinical expertise in an outstanding care environment.