Meet Stephen P. Smith, Jr., M.D. - Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Stephen Smith is a fourth-generation central Ohio surgeon. After graduating from The Columbus Academy, he studied Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. During his time in Philadelphia, Dr. Smith focused on studying the concepts and practice of design and received a minor in Art History.

Dr. Smith graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 2001 and served as Chapter President of the AOA Medical Honor Society. Following a one-year surgical internship at Mt. Carmel Health in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Smith completed an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at The Ohio State University College of Medicine where he received the Medical Director’s Citizenship Award. During residency, Dr. Smith’s artistic background drew him to a career in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He went on to complete a fellowship of The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Latham, NY, with Edwin F. Williams, III, MD, an international leader in the field.

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2006-2007. Williams Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, Latham, New York 
  • Administrative Chief Resident, Department of Otolaryngology 2005-2006. The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
  • Residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2002-2006. The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
  • Internship in General Surgery 2001-2002. Mount Carmel Health System, Columbus, Ohio 

EDUCATION

  • Medical Doctorate, Summa Cum Laude 1997-2001. The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
  • Bachelor of Arts, Design of Environment (Architecture & Design) 1988-1992. University of Pennsylvania
  • Graduate, 1984-1988. The Columbus Academy, Columbus, Ohio

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Director, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Ohio State University
  • Fellowship Director American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Program approved to commence July 2013
  • Course Director, Principles of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Ohio State University 2007-08; 2008-09; 2009-10; 2010-11; 2011-12
  • Co-Fellowship Director Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Head and Neck Oncology Combined Program. 2009-2010. The Ohio State University
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
  • Affiliate Team Physician, Sports Medicine Program The Ohio State University Medical Center
  • Co-Chairman, Foundations in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery Columbus, Ohio. August 2010
  • Co-Chairman, Facial Trauma & Reconstruction: An Interdisciplinary Approach Regional Resident Educational and Cadaver Dissection Course, June 6-7 2009, Columbus, Ohio
  • Co-Director, The Ohio State University Department of Otolaryngology Rhinology and Rhinoplasty Dissection Course, April 2009 and May 2010
  • Instructor, The Nose: Inside and Out University of Virginia, Rhinoplasty Dissection Course Charlottesville, VA, October 2, 2008
  • Clinical Instructor & Attending Physician Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY 2006-07
  • Clinical Instructor & Attending Physician Stratton VA Hospital, Albany, NY 2006-07