Mr Andrew Smith

MBBS; BSc; MSc; FRCS (Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon

Mr Andrew Smith is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital, specialising in hand and wrist surgery. 

Clinical Interests

  • Hand surgery and his elective practice is confined to hand, wrist and elbow conditions
  • Peripheral nerve problems including Carpal Tunnel and Cubital Tunnel syndromes
  • Dupuytren’s disease including needle fasciotomy
  • Arthritis of the hand, wrist and thumb base including finger joint replacement
  • Ganglions and other lumps in the hand and wrist
  • Trigger finger and thumb

Year Qualified

1993

NHS Base

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Andrew Smith

MBBS; BSc; MSc; FRCS (Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon

Professional Profile

After finishing medical school at at Kings College London, Mr Smith completed his basic surgical training in London and the south east.  He spent time in neurosurgery, vascular and plastic surgery, as well as Orthopaedics. 

 

He completed his higher specialist trauma and orthopaedic training in the South East Thames training programme.  This was followed by a years’ Fellowship in hand and microsurgery at the Kleinert Institute, Louisville, USA.  He has been appointed as a substantive Consultant since 2005.

Personal Profile

Outside of work Mr Smith enjoys keeping fit and has completed four Iron Man long distance triathlons, as well as long distance cycling events.

Mr Andrew Smith

MBBS; BSc; MSc; FRCS (Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon

Reviews

Here at One Ashford Hospital, we are always pleased to hear what our patients think of the service they have received.  Below is a snapshot of the some of the excellent feedback we have received for Mr Andrew Smith.

Mr Smith is an excellent consultant who is very friendly and approachable. Both of my experiences with him have been very positive.

Mr Andrew Smith

MBBS; BSc; MSc; FRCS (Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon

Mr Andrew Smith

MBBS; BSc; MSc; FRCS (Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon

Research & Publications

Mr Smith has a strong interest in process/procedure improvement and patient experience.  He has acted as Principle Investigator for 2 large prospective multi-centre randomised trials and maintains a strong interest in training.  He is part of the UK AO Hand and Wrist Trauma teaching group.

Andrew Smith, Consultant Hand & Wrist Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 000

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