Dr. Smith earned his medical degree, with high honors, from the University of Tennessee in Memphis, TN. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency and was a clinical fellow in cardiology at the University of Tennessee Affiliated Hospitals. Subsequently, he completed a fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology and pacing at Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland. He completed his undergraduate education at Freed-Hardeman College in Henderson, TN, and obtained a Master of Science degree in Microbiology while concurrently enrolled at UTCHS.
Dr. Smith served as an assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine. He was the director of clinical electrophysiology laboratory at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology and by the North America Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology.
Dr. Smith is an affiliate member of the American College of Physicians and is a member of the American Medical Association and the Heart Rhythm Society. He is fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. Smith currently practices at Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians, Buckhead campus.