David Smith

"Practicing sports medicine at CHKD allows me to focus on doing what I love: caring for children and adolescents, and helping them to safely get back to doing what they love."

Dr. David Smith

(757) 668-7850

Practice
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Sports Medicine

Education

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Fellowship: University of Wisconsin

Bio
Dr. Smith graduated from the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed his residency in Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins, and his fellowship in Pediatric Primary Care Sports Medicine at the University of Wisconsin. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Sports Medicine by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Research Area
Concussions in adolescents and the academic and school effects.
Clinicial Interests
  • Pediatric sports injuries
  • Overuse injuries
  • Stress fractures
  • Concussions
  • Swimming injuries
  • Running and biking injuries
  • Baseball injuries
Honors & Awards
    • Thrasher Research Fund - Early Career Award Grant Recipient
    • Johns Hopkins Telethon Fund Grant Recipient
    • American Pediatric Society and Society for Pediatric Research Student Research Grant Recipient
    Community Involvement
    Team physician for Deep Creek High School, Virginia Wesleyan College and Virginia Baseball Academy.

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