Dr. Lauren Smith

(757) 668-8255
Board Certifications

American Board of Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Pediatrics


Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Residency: Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters

Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center


After completing medical school and residency at EVMS/CHKD, Dr. Smith fell in love with the Hampton Roads area.

She and her husband, who works at Norfolk Southern, were excited to come back to the region to settle and raise their family, which right now includes a giant Newfoundland.

Research Area
  • Immunology
Clinical Interests
Honors & Awards
  • Virginia Business Magazine "Top Doc" 2024
  • Virginia Living Magazine Top Doctor, 2018
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2016-2022
Community Involvement

Dr. Smith is involved in resident education as well as activities through her church.


A Note From Dr. Smith

"CHKD is an incredibly wonderful health system with a close-knit, family atmosphere. I feel privileged to be a part of the CHKD team."


Smith LL, Buckley R, Lugar P. Diagnostic Immunization with Bacteriophage ΦX 174 in Patients with Common Variable Immunodeficiency/Hypogammaglobulinemia. Front Immunol. 2014 Aug 29;5:410.

Smith LL, Wright B, Buckley R. Successful treatment of disseminated BCG in a patient with severe combined immunodeficiency. Pending publication in Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology In Practice.