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

 

COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

Chairman, Vascular Birthmark and Hemangiomas Sub-Committee
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, appointment 2008-2011

Specialty Surgery Committee
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2008

Socioeconomic and Regulatory Affairs Committee
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2008

Public Safety Committee
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2008

Health Care Task Force
Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence, Columbus, Ohio 2007

Young Physicians Committee
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2005

Residency Advisory Council
The Ohio State University Medical Center 2005-2006
Appointed to represent the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Graduate Medical Education Committee
The Ohio State University Medical Center 2005-2006
Appointed to represent the Residency Advisory Council

Internal Review Committee
A resident representative for the office of Graduate Medical Education reviewing the Cardiothoracic Surgery program at The Ohio State University

Academic Program Committee
The Ohio State University College of Medicine 1999-2001
Appointed by Dean of Clinical Education to work with faculty and administration in developing preclinical curriculum

 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITY

Chapter President, Alpha Omega Alpha
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

NCAA Division I Wrestling
Earned 3 varsity letters competing for the University of Pennsylvania in the Ivy League

USMLE Step 1 Review Course Instructor
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

High School Varsity Wrestling Assistant Coach
The Columbus Academy (six seasons)
Includes coaching my youngest brother to the 2003 Ohio State High School 189 lb. Championship

USA Rugby
Senior men’s team representative as a player (Columbus, Ohio), and player-coach (Ketchum, Idaho), career included selections to both regional and national select sides

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