James Smith, MD

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.

Medical School

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Internship

Charlotte Memorial Hospital

Residency

Charlotte Memorial Hospital

Fellowship

Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation

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