Name and Position

Mr George Smith
Consultants
Trauma and Orthopaedics

Profile

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Speciality: All aspects of foot & ankle surgery and lower limb injuries. Sports injuries, complex lower limb trauma, surgery for arthritis, bunion and failed bunion surgery, arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.Surgery for foot and ankle arthritis

Secretary:  Caroline Carvosso   

Telephone: 01603 286717

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: BOFAS; Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh

GMC number:    6053830

Degrees & Universities:  BSc (Hons), MMedSci (Sports Med), MBChB, DRCOG, FRCS Ed (Trauma and Orth).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE:

Prior to medical school Mr Smith undertook a BSc in Anatomy and an MSc in Sports Medicine. After two years of junior doctor jobs Mr Smith undertook ten years of surgical training on the Edinburgh programme. He was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2011. Prior to starting work as a consultant Mr Smith completed 4 specialist fellowships. These included six months at the highly respected Exeter Knee Unit and an AO trauma fellowship in Seattle. He was later awarded a twelve month fellowship at the world renowned Vancouver Trauma Unit where he was taught both trauma and sports injury surgery by world leaders in their respective fields. Finally he spent six months at the Fortius Clinic, London with Mr J Calder specialising in foot & ankle surgery during which time he helped treat many premiership level professional athletes.

Mr Smith has published and presented his research widely at both national and international meetings. He is an invited reviewer for the major British Orthopaedic journal, the JBJS. He has given lectures and written book chapters on various topics related to the foot & ankle, trauma and sports surgery.