Dr. Smith is one of the few surgeons who is board certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology (ENT) and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
His passion is his discovery of the true source of all types of recurrent migraines and chronic headaches and currently has more than 2500 patients migraine free from all over the United States and other countries. He has performed over 3500 facelifts and eyelid procedures, hundreds of rhinoplasties including celebrity make overs.
For nearly two decades, Dr. Smith served as an Assistant Clinical Faculty Member in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston where he lectured first year medical students. He was appointed to the Texas Medical Board by then Governor George W. Bush and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Smith is the first Black American to have completed a residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is also the first Black American selected to complete the Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship at the McCollough Plastic Surgery Clinic in Alabama.
Dr. Smith played quarterback for the famed Dallas Carter Cowboys (featured in the movies ‘Friday Night Lights’, ‘Carter High’ and ESPN 30 for 30 ‘What Carter Lost’ and won numerous academic and community awards. He attended the University of Michigan on a football scholarship.
His years of studying and researching the connection between nasal-sinus abnormalities and migraine headaches led him to write The Migraine Imposter, the 2003 Unpublished Study: Relief of Suspected Migraine Headaches in Patients Treated with Septoplasty Surgery, develop the SMITH Migraine Technique and start the Migraine Free Foundation.
In his leisure time you can find this single digit handicap walking the golf course, traveling, eating a healthy pescatarian diet while posting his dining experiences to his food, health and lifestyle blog, What the Doctor Ordered.
Some of his other activities, accomplishments and appearances include:
Speaker, Dr. Phil Health Conference
Emcee Black Tie Events
Annually Hosts Medical Students Dinner
Tom Joyner Radio
Steve Harvey Radio
CBS Golf Reality Show
60 Minute Sports, Nomad Golf Club
BMW World Cup Amateur Golf Participant, Sydney, Australia
Cover Black Enterprise Magazine
Esquire Magazine Finalist Best Dressed
Debra Duncan Show
Houston Business Journal
Speaker Ultimate Women’s Expo