Dr. Smith received his medical degree from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School and completed his internal medicine training at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. After completing his Gastroenterology Fellowship at Ochsner Foundation Hospital, he completed a Research Fellowship in GI Bleeding at UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Smith joined the Ochsner staff in 1987. He served as chairman of the department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology from 2003 to 2006. His research and referral interests include esophageal disease, GI bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and therapeutic endoscopy. Dr. Smith is past president of the medical staff of Ochsner Clinic Foundation.
Esophageal Motility, Barrett's Esophagus, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Therapeutic Endoscopy including Various Means of Tumor Palliation
American Board of Internal Medicine
- Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
- Internship: Charlotte Memorial Hospital
- Residency: Charlotte Memorial Hospital
- Fellowship: Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation