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Smith, Samuel, M.D.

General Surgery
Arkansas Children's Hospital 1 Children's Way Little Rock , AR 72202-3591
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Sam Smith, M.D. is the Boyd Family Professor of Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Smith is the Section Chief for the Pediatric General Surgery and Surgeon in Chief at Arkansas Children's Hospital.


Dr. Smith received his M.D. in 1980 from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and completed a residency in General Surgery at UAMS in 1985. Dr. Smith went on to complete fellowships in Pediatric Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at the University of Pittsburgh and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Smith joined the faculty at Arkansas Children's Hospital in 1992.


Dr. Smith has co-authored more than 90 papers and 17 Book Chapters. He is board certified in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care. Dr. Smith has been listed in Best Doctors in America and Arkansas since the year 2000. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American College of Critical Care Medicine, American Pediatric Surgery Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and Southern Surgical Society.