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Learn about Dr. Smithson

"Growing up as the son of a physician in a small town in Oklahoma, I always knew I wanted to be a doctor.  I saw what a positive difference my father made, so it was only natural that I followed in his footsteps. "

Dr. Smithson

Education

I attended and graduated college at the University of Mississippi.  After Old Miss, I went to medical school at the University of Oklahoma.  During my medical career, I did my internal medicine residency at O.U.-Tulsa, and later did a sports medicine fellowship in Birmingham, AL at the American Sports Medicine Institute, headed by Dr. James Andrews.

Career

I have done many things during my medical career, including private practice, working for the United States Navy, and serving as a team physician for the Auburn University Athletic Department. 

I started to transition into integrative medicine 12 years ago, including work in bio identical hormones, nutrition, stem cells, exosomoes, platelet rich plasma and oxygen therapies.


CURRICULUM VITAE

Undergraduate Training

September 1971 – June 1975
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Biology
University of Mississippi
Oxford, MS

Graduate Training

August 1976 – June 1980
Doctor of Medicine
University of Oklahoma
College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, OK

Postgraduate Training

September 2019
Energy Medicine
Jerry Tennant, M.D.
Grapevine, TX

March 2016 – May 2016
Stem Cell Training
U.S. Stem Cell Co.
Sunrise, FL

January 2010 – December 2011
Anti-Aging, Regenerative Medicine
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine

January 1994 – December 1994
Sports Medicine Fellowship
Birmingham, AL

October 1989 – September 1990
Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Fellowship
Hillcrest Medical Center
Tulsa, OK

April 1987 – September 1989
Internal Medicine Residency
University of Oklahoma
Tulsa Medical College
Tulsa, OK

July 1980 – June 1981
Flexible Internship
Baptist Medical Center
Memphis, TN

Practice Experience

September 2016 – August 2019
Medical Director
IMAC Regeneration Center
Nashville, TN

July 2010 – April 2016
Medical Director
BodyLogic MD
Birmingham, AL

February 2008 – June 2010
Internal Medicine / Sports Medicine
United States Navy
Norfolk, VA

September 1997 – January 2007
Assistant Medical Director
Director of Sports Medicine
Auburn University Medical Clinic
Auburn, AL

June 1996 – July 1997
Hughston Clinic Sports Medicine
Auburn, AL

July 1994 – May 1996
Team Physician
Auburn University Athletic Department
Auburn, AL

October 1990 – December 1993
Private Practice
Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation
Biloxi Regional Medical Center
Biloxi, MS

November 1986 – March 1987
Emergency Rooms / Clinics
Memphis, TN

April 1986 – October 1986
Medical Director
Humana Medfirst Clinics
Mobile, AL


July 1981 – March 1986
Emergency Rooms / Clinics
Memphis, TN

Licenses / Certifications

  • Board Certified Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified Sports Medicine
  • A4M Fellowship Certified Anti-Aging, Regenerative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Representative:
    Sports Medicine Board Exam Writing Committee, 2002 and 2003
  • McKenzie Therapy Trained – Part A, B, C, D and E
  • Basic Life Support Certified
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certified

No malpractice suits have ever been filed against me.

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