"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
American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin
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.
Concussions in adolescents and the academic and school effects.
- Pediatric sports injuries
- Overuse injuries
- Stress fractures
- 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
Team physician for
Deep Creek High School, Virginia Wesleyan College and Virginia Baseball Academy.