Dr Megan Smith is a Consultant Anaesthetist at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, one of the UK’s leading major teaching hospitals.
Megan qualified as a doctor in 2003 and began her career in anaesthesia in 2006. She has been a consultant anaesthetist since 2015. She specialises in adult and non-tertiary paediatric anaesthesia with a particular focus on renal cancer, orthopaedics, vascular and plastic surgery. Her area of specialist interest is ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia which forms a major part of her practice.
Prior to studying medicine, Megan was a practising barrister. She gained a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B) in 1993 for which she was awarded First Class Honours.
She attended the Inns of Court School of Law in London between 1993 and 1994 where she completed her Bar examinations. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in October 1994.
Dr Smith practised as a barrister specialising in property, contract, commercial, landlord and tenant and insolvency law. In addition, she acted for plaintiffs and defendants in professional negligence cases. She appeared regularly in the County Court and High Court.
Dr Megan Smith will be speaking at the RA-UK 2020 ASM!