Mr. Ian Smith

ian Mr Ian Smith is a Consultant Oto-rhino-laryngologist – Head & Neck Surgeon at the Bradford Royal Infirmary and Airedale District General Hospital.


  • B.,Ch.B. Sheffield University Medical School 1989
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh with Otolaryngology 1994
  • Intercollegiate Exam (Otorhinolaryngology -Head & Neck Surgery) 2000
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) 2001

Special Interests

  • Thyroid Cancer Specialist Surgeon
  • Core Member of West Yorkshire Thyroid & Endocrine Multidisciplinary Team
  • Rhinology & Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Higher Surgical Training

  • Specialist Registrar in Otorhinolaryngology, Yorkshire Regional Training Scheme 1995 – 2001
  • York District General Hospital, Hull Royal Infirmary, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Leeds General Infirmary, Bradford Royal Infirmary

Membership of Organisations

  • General Medical Council Reg No. 346180
  • British Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons (founder member)
  • British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgeons
  • Medical Protection Society no.
  • British Medical Association
  • ENT UK British Association of Otolaryngologists, Head & Neck Surgeons
  • British Rhinological Society
  • North of England ORL Society

Teaching and Training

  • Examiner For Royal College Surgeons – Intercollegiate
  • Educational Supervisor & Trainer for Higher Surgical trainees / registrars, junior doctors & GP’s
  • Active in teaching and developing induction courses, practical nurse development programmes and regional trainees within Otolaryngology
  • Course organiser National GPSI ENT Course
The pandemic has had a very significant impact on everyone. Although there are some limitations on where patients can be seen we are offering both private Telephone Consultations and, if necessary, face to face Consultations for both insured and self-pay patients. Appointments can be arranged via the hospital or via our secretaries.