Dr. David Smith

(757) 668-7850
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Sports Medicine


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 sports medicine at the University of Wisconsin.

He is board certified in pediatrics and 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
Clinical Interests
Honors & Awards
    • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
    • 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
    • Virginia Baseball Academy
    A Note From Dr. 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."