Dedication is a consistent quality in all aspects of Dr. Smiths life.
Its what has elevated him to local, national and international acclaim in his field and in the still emerging field of robotic surgery. And its what has created success in his personal life as a triathlon athlete, a husband of 25 years and a deacon in his church. Dr. Smith has published award-winning research in nearly 60 national and international journals and has made more than 100 presentations to national and international audiences.
He is active in pharmaceutical and medical-device clinical trials ranging from cardiac surgery to lung cancer. He has been recognized multiple times by Cincinnati Magazine in its annual "Top Doctors" list and has been named a "Health Care Hero" by the Cincinnati Business Courier.
His practice focus includes: Mitral valve disease Aortic valve disease Atrial fibrillation Robotic and other minimally invasive surgeries Dr. Smith continues to advance care in his field and in Cincinnati, holding numerous leadership roles at TriHealth, including chief of Cardiac Surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital, director of Robotic Surgery for TriHealth, and surgical research director for the TriHealth Hatton Institute.
Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
OhioThoracic Surgeon On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Board of Thoracic Surgery