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Mr Simon Smith: Consultant Oncoplastic Breast, and Endocrine Surgeon, Essex

Simon Smith
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast, and Endocrine Surgeon, Essex: Mr Simon Smith

A Consultant General Surgeon, who is a specialist in breast and cosmetic breast surgery including resectional breast surgery for breast cancer treatment, as well as many reconstructive and cosmetic breast procedures



Mr Simon Smith BSc MS FRCS FRCS(Gen Surg) is a Consultant General Surgeon who specialises in breast and endocrine surgery. He is an ‘Oncoplastic’  Breast Surgeon performing not only resectional breast surgery for breast cancer, but also many reconstructive and cosmetic breast procedures.


Mr Smith currently practices at the NHS Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, and Ramsay Springfield Hospital, Chelmsford.


Surgical training

Mr Smith qualified from St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington in 1993, and remained in and around West London for the majority of his postgraduate training. He is a fully accredited general surgeon, and won the Association of Surgeons Gold Medal for top position in the UK in the Intercollegiate Surgical Board Examinations in general and breast surgery.


Mr Smith trained in breast surgery at several breast units, including St. Mary’s, Hillingdon, Colchester and Chelmsford. Training in reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery was gained at St. Mary’s, and subsequently on the National Oncoplastic Fellowship hosted at Colchester & St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford.


Mr Smith underwent endocrine surgery training at St. Mary’s, London and as Senior Registrar at Hammersmith Hospital; the largest endocrine surgical centre in the UK.



Mr Smith worked under Professor Ara Darzi for two years doing research into assessment, training and accreditation of technical skills in surgery, and was awarded a Master of Surgery Degree from the University of London for his research.

Springfield Hospital is one of Essex’s leading private hospitals

Specialist interests

As well as undertaking a full ‘General Surgical’ workload, including a full role in the General Surgical On Call Rota at Broomfield, Mr Smith's specialist interests are:


  • Endocrine surgery

  • Breast surgery

  • Breast reconstruction



General surgery

Hernia Repair, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, skin lesions, lumps & bumps, emergency laparotomy etc


Number of key operations performed

  • Thyroidectomy – 20

  • Parathyroidectomy – 20

  • Hernia Repair - 40

Springfield Hospital - Ramsay Healthcare

GMC Number:


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Date of registration:

01 Aug 1994









Accreditation and admitting rights at private hospitals  

Mr. Simon Smith is an accredited consultant for the UK's leading private healthcare providers and private hospitals including  Ramsay Healthcare.
Ramsay admitting rights


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Mr Simon Smith, Springfield Hospital, Lawn Lane, Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 7GU 

Email: springfield.enquiries@ramsayhealth.co.uk

Web:  www.springfieldhospital.co.uk 

Call for appointments: 01245 234040


Qualifications and memberships

Places of work

NHS treatment  

Broomfield Hospital, Mid Essex Hospitals trust, Chelmsford,Essex

Tel: 020 8967 5000

Website: www.meht.nhs.uk


Private operations

Ramsay Springfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 7GU

Tel: 01277 829 782

Fax: 01277 841 339

Website: www.ramsayhealth.co.uk