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  • Andrew D. Smith, MD, PhD

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    Assistant Professor
    Director, Radiology Research
    Body and Oncologic Radiologist
    Phone: (601) 815-5615
    Fax: (601) 984-4986
    E-mail: asmith4@umc.edu

     

    Clinical practice

    • General radiology
    • Body imaging
    • PET CT imaging

    Undergraduate

    • Doctor of Philosophy – Molecular & Cellular Biology
          Dissertation – “Recombinant AAV [viral] gene therapy in lung cells”
          Molecular Pathogenesis of Cancer Program Member
          Medical College of Ohio. Toledo, Ohio

    Medical school

    • Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH
    • PhD, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH

    Internship

    • Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH

    Residency

    • Diagnostic Radiology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

    Fellowship

    • Abdominal Imaging, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

    Board certification

    • American Board of Radiology

    Areas of interest

    Clinical interests

    • Primary and metastatic kidney cancer, tumor response evaluation, and cirrhosis

    Educational interests

    • Radiology journal club; medical student, Ph.D. student, resident, and fellow education in research

    Research interests

    • Non-invasive methods for screening, diagnosis and response evaluation in chronic liver disease and cirrhosis using liver surface nodularity quantification on CT and MRI [patent pending]
    • Advanced CT post-processing methods for improving accuracy, inter-observer agreement and reader confidence in diagnosing ischemic strokes by noncontract CT and CTA [patent pending]
    • Advanced CT post-processing methods for near instant diagnosis of osteoporosis and osteopenia on routine CT images of the chest, abdomen, or pelvis. [Patent pending]
    • CT imaging findings that predict survival and quality of life in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma and metastatic melanoma treated with anti-angiogenic targeted therapy. [Patent pending; Pfizer grant]
    • Multi-institutional chart, coding, billing study to evaluate outcomes, complications and costs associated with the management of Bosniak cystic renal lesions (category iif, iii & iv)
    Administrative interests
    • Provide leadership to advance the radiology research mission