Thomas Smith

Consultant anaesthetist and professor


Thomas Smith has been a consultant anaesthetist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 2017, when he was appointed as a clinical academic at King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas'.

He is head of aerospace medicine research at King's College London and was elected to a Macintosh Professorship of the Royal College Anaesthetists in 2023.

He has broad experience in aeromedical critical care as a flying doctor.

He is a former Australian Rhodes Scholar and Churchill Fellow and is an academician of the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine.

Education and training

  • Diploma in aviation medicine, Royal College of Physicians, London, 2019
  • Fellowship of the Aerospace Medical Association, 2013
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, 2011
  • DPhil, University of Oxford, 2008
  • Medicine and surgery (MBBS), University of Adelaide, 2000

Last updated: April 2023

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