Welcome to Academic Surgical Consulting

About us

Ian Daniels and Neil Smart are Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeons specialising in bowel disease, hernias and surgical research.



Exeter is increasingly recognised as a centre for surgical training and research in surgery and we lead this process. Collaborating and working with other highly motivated surgeons, scientists and other medical colleagues, we are developing as the centre of excellence in the Southwest.

Our services


From clinical and scientific research and academic assessments, clinical reviews of care, private and NHS referrals and second opinions in complex problems as well as medicolegal reporting, we offer and work with colleagues who can help.