Daron Smith is a consultant “endoluminal endourologist” based at the stone / endourology unit at the Institute of Urology, UCLH. He qualified in 1994 from New College, Oxford, having undertaken pre-clinical studies in Medical Sciences at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Following an MD at Imperial College, he trained in general urology in West London, and gained subspecialist training in EndoUrology at St Mary’s Hospital, Guy’s Hospital and at the Institute of Urology at UCH. He was initially appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon to Imperial NHS trust in 2007, and moved to the Stone and EndoUrology unit at UCH in 2009, where he is involved in the comprehensive management of Urinary Tract Stone disease, and other upper tract abnormalities, including strictures, extrinsic obstruction, and the endoluminal management of upper tract TCC.
He is a committed teacher, from the beginners in Urology courses through the scientific basis of urolithiasis to the FRCS(Urol) revision course, as well as technical teaching on specialist stone / endourology skills courses.
He is the secretary of the BAUS section of endourology and the consulting editor for stone disease for the BJU International journal.